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Important Dementia Studies Continuing at UK Despite Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky.  (July 30, 2020) —The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a screeching halt and continues to impact our daily lives. However, important research at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-...

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Class of 2020 Feature: Leo Yenwongfai Pursues Childhood Dream

Leonard (Leo) Yenwongfai was just 5 years old when he officially solidified his plans to become a doctor. It was after a conversation he had with a physician who was taking care of a family member at the time...

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Posted - Apr 20Read More

Welcome Our New Residents

Please join us in welcoming our 2020-2021 pathology residents!Juanita Ferreira graduated from China Medical University in 2012 with her MBBS. She graduated again in 2016 with her M.Med from China Medical...

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UK Researcher Makes 'Top Science Stories of 2019' List by Discover Magazine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 16, 2020) — An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top...

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Dr. Peter Nelson

UK Biospecimen Resources Can Support UK Research

At the University of Kentucky, multiple innovative biospecimen resources are available to assist research. A video produced by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) highlights the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

Happy Retirement!

Wanda started in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the early 90’s.  She initially provided staff support to several of our faculty, but in the late 1990s became interested in the...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

Annual Department Pumpkin Carving

Are you wondering what it looks like when pathology faculty and residents come together to carve Halloween pumpkins?The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky has set the...

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The Gross Room

Would you dare enter the gross room? What if you knew what was in it – containers of organs and tissue samples? Those who do go in find it either interesting or, well, gross, said Shawna Baker, MBA, PA (ASCP)...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

Departmental Congratulations

Departmental Recognition and Congratulations – July 2019 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Awards: Two of our residents/fellows and their mentor, Dr. Alison Woodworth, have received great news...

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New Faculty 2019

UKHC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome our newest faculty members. They will be working with us in various diversified specialties as we continue to grow.Derek Allison, MDDr. Allison...

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Clinical Trial Gives UK Pathologist New Hope

As a longtime pathologist at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Charles Lutz is no stranger to cancer.Lutz has spent much of his career in the lab, helping patients behind the scenes. At the UK Markey Cancer...

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Posted - Feb 5Read More

Senior Banquet

The department celebrated the end of the academic year with its annual Senior Banquet to honor the trainees graduating from our program. The occasion was also used to honor select residents and faculty for...

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UK Forensic Pathologist is a Storyteller, Wearer of Many Hats

Dr. Greg Davis is a teacher — of students, of peers, of listeners and of juries. The many hats he wears have taken him around the world and back to his beloved Kentucky, all in service to the Hippocratic Oath...

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Posted - Aug 1Read 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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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...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More