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Congratulations Shelby Meier, PhD

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Shelby Meier successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree. Congratulations, Dr. Meier!“Pathological tau as a cause, and consequence, of cellular dysfunction"...

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Recent Faculty Publication: "Elevated myonuclear density during skeletal muscle hypertrophy in response to training is reversed during detraining"

View the epub on physiology.org by clicking here.Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2019 May 1;316(5):C649-C654. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00050.2019. Epub 2019 Mar 6.Elevated myonuclear density during skeletal muscle...

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Posted - Jul 18Read More

Behind the Blue: Sanders-Brown Director Linda Van Eldik Looks to the Future of Alzheimer's Research

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to top...

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Posted - Jul 3Read More

Faculty Position Open

Please click here to be directed to the UK Jobs website to apply.Job Summary:The Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky is seeking a tenure-track faculty member with the primary responsibility...

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

Physiology Team "Survives the Night"

Congratulations to the Physiology "Survive the Night" Triathlon Team!To learn more about Survive the Night, click here to be directed to the event's website.

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

Physiology Research & Education Day Awards

The 2019 Physiology Research & Education Day was held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Gatton Student Center.Thank you to all those who participated in the event and congratulations to the following award...

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Brian Delisle Highlighted by AHA Precision Medicine

To view the original article on the AHA website, click here."The American Heart Association (AHA) Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine (Institute) is at the forefront of the application of data...

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Posted - May 7Read More

UK Board Awards 16 University Professorships for 2019-20

This week, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved 16 University Research Professorships for the 2019-20 academic year.The purpose of the University Research Professorship program is to recognize...

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Posted - May 2Read More

Registration Open for PGY Research and Education Day - Closes May 15

REGISTER HERE All attendees must register to recieve t-shirt giveawayDeadline to register is Wednesday May 15May 22, 2019 at the Bill Gatton Student Center Morning Session - Education - For Tenure-Track...

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Posted - Apr 30Read More

Congratulations Brittani Price, PhD

On Monday, April 15, 2019 Brittani Price successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree. Congratulations Dr. Price!"Preclinical Targeting of TREM2 for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s...

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A "Low Dose Aspirin" for Dementia? Drug Ready for Human Testing

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives.  It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Dementia, Research

Posted - Apr 3Read More

Congratulations Lilian Custodio-Patsey, DDS, PhD

On Friday, March 22, 2019 Lilian Custodio-Patsey, DDS successfully defended her dissertation, earning her PhD. Congratulations Dr. Custodio-Patsey!Spinal Kappa Opioid Receptor Activity Inhibits Adenylyl...

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PGY Trainee Recognized at National Conference

Physiology Trainee Brooke Ahern (mentor: Jon Satin) received the 2019 Student Research Achievement Award at the Biophysical Society 63rd Annual Meeting in Baltimore for her outstanding poster presentation....

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Posted - Mar 12Read More

Publication: Alan Daugherty – A duty to report

 This story has been reproduced by 4Chambers, the alumni magazine of the British Heart Foundation, February 2019.BHF Alumnus Alan Daugherty’s career as a cardiovascular researcher and editor began in the UK at...

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Posted - Mar 6Read More

Blog: Research Isn't 'One Size Fits All'

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis We have all heard of, and perhaps purchased, clothing advertised as “one size fits all.” I’m not sure I have ever been happy with a purchase of clothing that was...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

$2.3 million NIH Grant Aims to Help Improve Diversity in Science and Health Care

Through a recent five-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of Kentucky faculty Don Frazier and Brett Spear will partner with faculty from qualified minority-serving...

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Posted - Feb 19Read More