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Physiology Postdoc Faruk Moonschi Recipient of Mentoring Award

Congratulations to the recipients of the Fall 2018 of Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards. These awards are designed to recognize the dedication and extra time required mentoring undergraduate students...

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'Behind the Blue': UK’s Don Frazier Stays Forever Young Through Science Outreach, Research

If staying engaged in something you love is the key to staying young, University of Kentucky emeritus faculty member Don Frazier certainly is on the right track.At an age when many folks are sitting back and...

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UK Physiologist Uses Biomechanics to Understand Lung Healing

As a child, Chris Waters was always curious about how things worked. His inquiring mind led him on a path from chemical engineering to biomedical engineering to his current work on a dangerous condition called...

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Celebration Held for Esteemed, Retiring Faculty

November 28, 2018 - Friends, family, and colleagues joined together to honor three retiring, esteemed UK faculty members. A retirement celebration was held on November 28 at the Hillary J. Boone Center to...

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AHA Awards Pre-Doctoral Fellowships to Graduate Students

November 19, 2018 - The University of Kentucky has been awarded grants totaling over $160,000 by the American Heart Association.These pre-doctoral grants will fund research into cardiovascular disease and...

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Recent Faculty Publication: "SR-BI (Scavenger Receptor Class B Type 1) Is Critical in Maintaining Normal T-Cell Development and Enhancing Thymic Regeneration."

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018 Nov;38(11):2706-2717. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.118.311728.SR-BI (Scavenger Receptor Class B Type 1) Is Critical in Maintaining Normal T-Cell Development and Enhancing Thymic...

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Recent Faculty Publication: "A novel tetracycline-responsive transgenic mouse strain for skeletal muscle-specific gene expression."

View full publication here.Skelet Muscle. 2018 Oct 27;8(1):33. doi: 10.1186/s13395-018-0181-y.A novel tetracycline-responsive transgenic mouse strain for skeletal muscle-specific gene expression.Iwata M1,2,3, ...

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Recent Faculty Publication: "Sphingolipids and lipid rafts: Novel concepts and methods of analysis."

Click here to view full publication on Science DirectChem Phys Lipids. 2018 Nov;216:114-131. doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2018.08.003. Epub 2018 Sep 5.Sphingolipids and lipid rafts: Novel concepts and methods of...

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Recent Faculty Publication: "Deletion of BMAL1 in Smooth Muscle Cells Protects Mice From Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms."

For full publication, click hereDeletion of BMAL1 in Smooth Muscle Cells Protects Mice From Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018 May;38(5):1063-1075. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.310153....

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Cardiovascular Research Day Features Science From Regional, National Researchers

Last week, more than 200 faculty, staff, and trainees from across the nation attended the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiovascular Research Day to share the latest research on cardiovascular health...

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PGY Trainee Recognized at 21st Cardiovascular Research Day

Physiology Graduate Student Brooke Ahern (Jon Satin Lab) was recognized for outstanding work in two events at the 21st Cardiovascular Research Day held Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Lexington Convention...

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Congratulations Isabel Derera, PhD

On Thursday, September 6, 2018 Isabel Diane Derera successfully defended her disseration and was awarded her doctoral degree. Congratulations Dr. Derera!Alterations in GABAergic NTS Neuron Function in...

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2018 IBS Orientation

Thursday Aug 9 1-4:30 pm, UK Student Center Ballroom COpen Lab List (in-page list below)AgendaPGY OverviewSmall Group DiscussionsFaculty Research Presentations*****PI NAMEBRIEF SUMMARY OF RESEARCHROTATIONS?...

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Congratulations Erica Littlejohn, PhD

On Tuesday, May 29 2018 Erica Littlejohn successfully defended her dissertation and was awarded her doctoral degree. Congratulations Erica!INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 OVEREXPRESSION MEDIATES HIPPOCAMPAL...

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UK Hosts 8th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day

The University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center held its eighth annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day, highlighting the work of students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from around the region...

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Spinal Cord Injury Scarring and Inflammation: Therapies Targeting Glial and Inflammatory Responses.

Neurotherapeutics. 2018 May 1. doi: 10.1007/s13311-018-0631-6. [Epub ahead of print]Spinal Cord Injury Scarring and Inflammation: Therapies Targeting Glial and Inflammatory Responses.Orr MB1, Gensel JC2.Author...

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