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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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Posted - Oct 8Read More

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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Posted - Sep 26Read More

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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Posted - Sep 25Read More

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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Posted - Sep 6Read More

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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Posted - Aug 7Read More

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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Posted - May 30Read More

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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Posted - May 29Read More

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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Posted - May 21Read More

Head Injuries and the Path from Pilot Study to Major Grant

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been a hot topic of late as soldiers return from the battlefield and football players from the gridiron with debilitating injuries.To date, treatment for TBI has been limited...

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Posted - Apr 18Read More

An emerging role of astrocytes in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia

J Neurochem. 2018 Mar;144(5):644-650. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14273. Epub 2018 Jan 22.An emerging role of astrocytes in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia.Price BR1, Norris CM2, Sompol P2, ...

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Posted - Apr 16Read More

Registration for PGY Research Retreat Now Open

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER - Registration closes May 11thPRINTER FRIENDLY AGENDADepartment of Physiology Research RetreatMay 16, 2018 | University of Kentucky Student Center All department affiliated personnel are...

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Posted - Apr 9Read More

Increased liver tumor formation in neutral sphingomyelinase-2 deficient mice.

DOI: 10.1194/jlr.M080879J Lipid Res. 2018 Mar 22. pii: jlr.M080879. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M080879. [Epub ahead of print]Increased liver tumor formation in neutral sphingomyelinase-2 deficient mice.Zhong L1, Kong...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

Third Neurogastronomy Symposium Explores What We Eat and Why

Humans have a complex relationship with food:  it is sustenance, it is a livelihood, it is an emotional reward, and it can be medicine. As the obesity epidemic illustrates, it can be the opposite of medicine,...

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Posted - Mar 22Read More

Your brain on Skittles: It may not be telling you the truth.

Click Here to be directed to the original article by Linda Blackford of the Lexington Herald-LeaderDepartment of Physiology faculty member Tim McClintock is President-Elect of the International Society of...

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Posted - Mar 6Read More

Are Humans 'Smeller Underachievers?' Not So Fast…

Historically speaking, smell is the Rodney Dangerfield of the human senses. A series of scientific mischaracterizations rooted in (of all things) the religious politics of 19th century France and perpetuated...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

Johnson author in publication "Non-estrogenic Xanthohumol Derivatives Mitigate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment in High-Fat Diet-induced Obese Mice"

Non-estrogenic Xanthohumol Derivatives Mitigate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment in High-Fat Diet-induced Obese Mice.Miranda CL1,2, Johnson LA3, de Montgolfier O1,2, Elias VD1, Ullrich LS1, Hay JJ1...

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Posted - Feb 13Read More