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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...

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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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Posted - Mar 25Read More

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

Save the Date: PGY Research & Education Day

Stay up to date on this event by visiting its page here.SAVE THE DATEMay 22, 2019 at the Bill Gatton Student Center More details to follow about:RegistrationAgendaResearch BlitzPoster Session

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Posted - Feb 18Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "The L-type calcium channel current modulation mechanism: the plot thickens and fogs"

J Clin Invest. 2019 Feb 1;129(2):496-498. doi: 10.1172/JCI125958. Epub 2019 Jan 7.The L-type calcium channel current modulation mechanism: the plot thickens and fogs.Ahern BM, Satin J.AbstractStressful...

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Posted - Feb 4Read More

Skinner Lecture Features Class of '98 Alum

Skinner Lecture for Distinguished Alumni, Physiology Seminar Series"Tools Based on Neurotropic Viruses for Structural and Functional Studies"Fuqiang Xu, PhD Director, Center for Brain Science Associate...

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Posted - Jan 29Read More

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Saha Awards

The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Saha Awards. The Saha Awards are given to encourage and support staff and...

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Posted - Jan 23Read More

Congratulations Khalid Eldahan, PhD

On Friday, January 11 2019, Khalid Eldahan successfully defended his dissertation, earning his doctoral degree. Congratulations Dr. Eldahan!TARGETING MALADAPTIVE PLASTICITY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY TO PREVENT...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: Cilostazol Attenuates Angiotensin II–Induced Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms but Not Atherosclerosis in Apolipoprotein E–Deficient Mice

Abstract Objective—Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a permanent dilation of the abdominal aorta associated with rupture, which frequently results in fatal consequences. AAA tissue is commonly characterized...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Rad GTPase Deletion Attenuates Post-Ischemic Cardiac Dysfunction and Remodeling"

JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2018 Feb;3(1):83-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2017.09.004.Rad GTPase deletion attenuates post-ischemic cardiac dysfunction and remodeling.Manning JR1,2, Chelvarajan L3, Levitan BM1,4, ...

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Posted - Jan 7Read More

Andrew Hernandez is the 2018 Hardin Award Recipient

The 11th Annual Hardin Award was presented to Andrew Hernandez, an administrative staff member in the Department of Physiology, on December 14, 2018 during the Physiology Holiday Party at Kroger Field's...

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Posted - Dec 18Read More

Physiology Postdoc Faruk Moonschi Recipient of Mentoring Award

Congratulations to the recipients of the College of Health Science's Fall 2018 Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards. These awards are designed to recognize the dedication and extra time required mentoring...

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Posted - Dec 11Read More