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Longtime UK Clinical Lab Employee Leaves Estate to Kentucky Children's Hospital

She was known for her kind disposition, being an avid Elvis fan and her trademark long black hair always pinned in bun on top of her head with a bow matching the outfit she was wearing that day. Maquies...

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Expanding Precision Medicine Options, Markey Launches Molecular Tumor Board

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently launched its own Molecular Tumor Board, an approach to cancer care that uses genetic analysis to help oncologists choose cancer therapies tailored to...

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Posted - Nov 15Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

Those who will be joining our Department in the near future

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to enthusiastically announce the hiring of Dr. Rachel Stewart, DO, PhD. Dr. Stewart is currently finishing up her Fellowship in Genetic Molecular...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to 2015-16 Best Doctors List

by Kristi Lopez LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2015) – UK HealthCare has more than 125 physicians practicing medicine with UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital and...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

New Alzheimer’s-Related Memory Disorder Identified

A multi-institutional study has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer’s disease called primary age-related tauopathy (PART). Patients with PART develop...

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Posted - Nov 15Read More

UK Professor Disproves Test to Seek Justice for Jailed Women in El Salvador

As a forensic pathologist who has testified in national criminal cases, Dr. Greg Davis' second worst professional nightmare is being part of a process that frees a guilty person. The University of Kentucky...

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Posted - Oct 31Read More

Center for Health Services Research Launches Website, Invites Membership Applications

The University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), which serves as a connector, catalyst and creator at UK and UK HealthCare, announces the launch of its new website and seeks membership...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

Markey Researchers Develop Web-Based App to Predict Glioma Mutations

A new web-based program developed by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers will provide a simple, free way for healthcare providers to determine which brain tumor cases require testing for a...

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Posted - Aug 19Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Presentation Garners Hirano Prize

Dr. Peter T. Nelson of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) at the University of Kentucky, and David Fardo of UK's Department of Biostatistics, have been awarded the 2014 Asao Hirano Prize from the...

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Posted - Jul 22Read More

Study Led by UK Researcher Provides New Insight into Common Disease Affecting the Elderly

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) led by Dr. Peter Nelson of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky, and David Fardo of UK's Department of Biostatistics, has provided new insight...

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Posted - May 1Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

UK Pays Tribute to Great Teachers at 2014 Awards Dinner

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association presented its 2014 Great Teacher Awards to six recipients last night at a recognition dinner, followed by an appearance at Rupp Arena’s center court during...

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Listing for 2014

More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in...

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Posted - Feb 20Read More

UK Alumni Association Announces 2014 Great Teacher Award Recipients

Each year, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association recognizes six professors for outstanding teaching and honors them with a plaque and a cash award at a recognition luncheon or dinner. It is the oldest...

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Posted - Feb 14Read More

CROWD Lets You Give Back Through Participation in Clinical Research

Many Kentuckians join the crowds of fans at University of Kentucky athletic events. The UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) hopes that just as many people will "Be Part of the CROWD" - the ...

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Posted - Feb 12Read More