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The University of Kentucky's Gaines Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for its mini-grant program for the 2023-24 academic year.

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The following clinicians and researchers working under the UK College of Medicine Alliance Research Initiative have been named recent awardees of pilot grants.

AI in Medicine (AIM)

 

Peter Hardy, PhD, College of Medicine

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The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that faculty, staff, learners, and trainees will have free access to a leading online resource for medical Spanish proficiency.

CanopyLearn, a Spanish language training program for health care professionals, will be available to the UK College of Medicine community starting Aug. 1.

(left to right) Mindy Baker, Rachel Cooper, Payal Panchal and Jasmine Thomas.

Four University of Kentucky College of Medicine students have been chosen for the third cohort of the White Coats for Black Lives fellowships.

Mindy Baker, Rachel Cooper, Payal Panchal and Jasmine Thomas were recently awarded the fellowships.

George Fuchs

George Fuchs, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and pediatric gastroenterologist for Kentucky Children’s Hospital, recently published a report in the journa

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Staff at UK Innovate – the innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic enterprise for UK Research – recently attended an international conference to connect with industry partners, showcase areas of expertise, and promote exciting technology developing at the University.

Cedric Thiel posing in Kentucky Clinic's pedway

For Cedric Thiel, MD, a great experience during away rotations made him want to pursue the University of Kentucky for graduate medical training. Now he is in his fifth and final year of residency in the UK College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Anesthesiology wellness day

First-year anesthesiology residents invited their families to get an inside look at what their training entails at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine during their department’s annual Family Wellness Day.

Dr. Sithisarn canoeing and holding her camera

When Thitinart Sithisarn, MD, PhD, is not taking care of babies in Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) or teaching future physicians at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she can be found out in nature hiking, canoeing, or walking trails across the Commonwealth.

And she always has her camera in hand.

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Goodness is growing at the Kentucky Clinic.

University of Kentucky College of Medicine student Mara Atherton was working a shift at the clinic when she noticed a couple of raised planters on the patio. As an avid gardener herself, they piqued her curiosity.

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A University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center research team identified an existing cancer drug that shows promise as a treatment for the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer.

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A new study conducted by a group of researchers, including the interim executive director of the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW), has found that people who experience interpersonal violence or child abuse face a more than 20% increased risk of developing diabetes. 

Namrata kneeling on the ground at a project site.

Originally from India, Namrata Anand now calls Lexington and the University of Kentucky home.

Comprehensive Vascular Clinic consolidates several vascular and surgical services into one location to provide greater patient-centered care.

Today, the UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute announces the opening of the new Comprehensive Vascular Clinic in UK HealthCare’s Kentucky Clinic.

SBCoA director Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., on March 14, 2019. Mark Cornelison

A recent study from the lab of the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D., has been published in PLOS ONE. The work centers around the idea that various anti-inflammatory drugs could be effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This study focused on a protein known as p38.

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The UK HealthCare/Norton Healthcare – Stroke Care Network (SCN) is announcing its 37th affiliate. Paintsville ARH joins the network, expanding access to high-quality stroke care in Eastern Kentucky. With the addition of Paintsville, all Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospi

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Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, is a researcher, published author, champion for female empowerment, and our new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Learn more about her goals, her past work, and more in the following Q&A.

Q: What inspired you to pursue a career in research? 

Kent Lewis at the Barbasol Championship

Staff member Kent Lewis, MDiv, was amid the action as an annual professional golf event made its return to Kentucky this summer.  

Dr. Haley Wehder

Haley Wehder, MD, loved birthday parties. So much so, that after only one year of knowing resident Conor Malloy, MD, she threw an elaborate surprise party for his wife.

Though not a “birthday party person” himself, Dr. Malloy couldn’t help but smile that Dr. Wehder went the extra mile for someone she only knew a short time.

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On July 6, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to lecanemab, marketed as Leqembi, for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.