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John Gensel among UK Researchers To Identify Macrophages as Key Factor for Regeneration in Mammals

View the original article on UKnow here LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 16, 2017) — A team of University of Kentucky researchers has discovered that macrophages, a type of immune cell that clears debris at injury sites...

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Research-Based Training to Identify Substance Misuse

Even when it’s your job, it’s not easy to ask people about substance use. Kalea Benner’s current research is based on this fact.“I knew from my own experiences as a social work practitioner, even with a decade...

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Posted - May 10Read More

PGY Faculty Member Receives 2017-2018 University Research Professorship

The Department of Physiology would like to congratulate Dr. Brad Taylor on his achievement.Click here for the full article on UKnow LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 2, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees...

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Campbell lab recognizes Dunbar High School student

Dr. Ken Campbell congratulates Chase Vickery from Paul Dunbar High School on his last day of his year-long research project focusing on automating the analysis of muscle histology. Chase will be attending the...

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UK Physiologists Discover Molecular Mechanism for Stabilizing Inner Ear Cells with Implications for Hearing Loss

Mechanosensory hair cells in the inner ear pick up the softest sounds, such as whispers and distant noises. Unlike other cells in the human body, these sensory cells are fragile and finite. At birth, the human...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences...

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Stromp Receives Prestigious Summa Cum Laude Award at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Conference

Tori Stromp, PhD, a recent graduate of the Department of Physiology and a member of the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, recently received the prestigious Summa Cum Laude Award at the International Society...

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Graduate Student Successfully Defends Dissertation

On Friday, March 31, 2017 Thitinart Sithisarn, MD successfully defended her dissertation and earned her PhD. Dr. Sithisarn completed her research while simultaneously holding a faculty position in Pediatrics. ...

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PGY Trainee Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Laura Peterson of McCarthy Lab!Laura has been awarded a 5 year NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.Click here to learn more about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship...

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Posted - Mar 27Read More

Save The Date for Cardiovascular Research Day!

Click here to be directed to the 2017 Cardiovascular Research Day homepage

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

Moylan Lab Recognized

Congratulations Dr. Moylan! The Dept. of Biological Safety would like to thank the following labs for setting a shining ex-ample of lab housekeeping and maintenance. Well done! Nelson (Sanders-Brown) LOVELL (...

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Student Successfully Defends Dissertation

On Tuesday, March 7th Physiology trainee Erica Weekman successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree."Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s disease and vascular cognitive impairment"Doctoral...

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Highlighting Recent Publications by Physiology Faculty Mariana Nikolova-Karakashian, PhD

Nolan, M. W., T. L. Gieger, A. A. Karakashian, M. N. Nikolova-Karakashian, L. P. Posner, D. M. Roback, J. N. Rivera, and S. Chang. "Outcomes of Spatially Fractionated Radiotherapy (Grid) for Bulky Soft Tissue...

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Student Successfully Defends Dissertation

Jenny Lutshumba from Gong Lab successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree Friday, February 10, 2017.Committee MembersDr. Ming Cui GongMentor, Department of PhysiologyDr. David...

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Physiology Trainee Among First Involved With New URM Program

The URM Program was designed to provide students who receive minority fellowships with a mentor. The program was launched in Fall 2016 and will continue to grow and improve. The mentees are graduate students...

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Posted - Jan 25Read More

Daugherty is Editor-in-Chief of American Heart Association Journal for Second Term

Alan Daugherty, senior associate dean for research at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was recently approved to renew his contract as editor-in-chief of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and...

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