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Williams Named Director of UK Center for Health Services Research

Dr. Mark V. Williams, the new director for the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has a clear vision for the multidisciplinary research center: Applying research to optimize care....

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Biomedical, 490

Posted - Feb 4Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 490

Posted - Jan 13Read More

Creating a Culture of Collaboration for Research at UK and Beyond

There's a proverb in the business world that says, "If you don’t know, hire someone who does." In the world of translational research, the saying might go like something this: "If you don't have the expertise...

Tags - CCTS, 490, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Posted - Jan 10Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, 490, Invited Speaker Seminar

Posted - Nov 5Read More

Sanders-Brown Researchers Produce New Research on Little-Understood Brain Disease

As the population of older adults continues to grow, researchers at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging are engaged in work to understand the mechanisms of a variety of diseases that...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Aging

Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Nov 1Read More

UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

Tags - UK HealthCare, Clinical

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Clinical

Posted - Oct 16Read More

Center for Clinical and Translational Science Announces Pilot Funding Recipients

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Pilot Funding Program announces recipients of its most recent round of pilot funding in the Collaborative Category. The mission...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Oct 2Read More

Pathologists do more than what you see on TV

By Gregory J. Davis — Special to the Herald-Leader When people think of pathology, many might think of Ducky on NCIS. The popular TV show dramatizes forensic pathology, the subspecialty of pathology that uses...

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Posted - Sep 15Read More

16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Scheduled for Oct. 11

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center....

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

College of Medicine Hosts Free Community Health Fair on Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and public health, will host the annual free Community Health Fair from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday,...

Tags - Community Health Fair, Students, Undergraduate Medical Education

Posted - Sep 3Read More

Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

UK's "Super Mouse" Yielding Major Discoveries in Cancer Research

It appears tiny and inconsequential enough, but the "super mouse" — created by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center some six years ago — has spawned plenty of new research into...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More