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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 11thDepartment of Physiology Research RetreatMay 16, 2018 | University of Kentucky Student Center All department affiliated personnel are welcome: Trainees,...

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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

MyoVision: software for automated high-content analysis of skeletal muscle immunohistochemistry.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2018 Jan 1;124(1):40-51. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00762.2017. Epub 2017 Oct 5.MyoVision: software for automated high-content analysis of skeletal muscle immunohistochemistry.Wen Y1,2,3...

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Posted - Feb 2Read More

UK College of Medicine Receives Prestigious Grant to Investigate Vascular Disease

The American Heart Association has awarded a University of Kentucky and Baylor University research partnership $3.7 million to study aortic disease.UK and Baylor were one of four teams nationwide to receive...

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Posted - Jan 26Read More

Employee Calls Free Fitbit Opportunity a 'True Benefit'

More than 7,000 University of Kentucky employees, retirees and spouses have purchased a Fitbit through UK's recent promotion. It is just one way the university is helping the community improve their well-being...

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Posted - Jan 18Read More

To the Bluegrass and Beyond: Alumnus John Charles Reflects on 30-year career at NASA

Why?That's the question John Charles constantly asked his parents as a boy. His father was a trained geologist, but he struggled to answer his son's barrage of questions about nature. So he made sure young...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

Registration Now Open for the Third International Neurogastronomy Symposium

Registration is now open for the third annual International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium, which will be held at the University of Kentucky on March 2-3, 2018. Both day's events offer continuing...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

Shelby Meier is the 2017 Hardin Award Recipient

The 10th Annual Hardin Award was presented to Shelby Meier, a trainee in Dr. Joe Abisambra's lab, on December 15, 2017 during the Physiology Holiday Party at Kroger Field's Woodford Reserve Club. The Hardin...

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Posted - Dec 18Read More

UK Physiologists Among 2017 FASEB BioArt Winners

FASEB Announces Sixth Annual BioArt Competition WinnersDecember 12, 2017FASEB has announced the winning entries in the 2017 BioArt competition: twelve images and three videos that demonstrate the art of life...

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Posted - Dec 18Read More

Congratulations Yuan Wen, PhD

On December 12, 2017 Yuan Wen successfully defended his dissertation and earned his PhD. With the basic science research portion of his MD/ Ph.D. program complete, Dr. Wen will now return to the clinical side...

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Posted - Dec 13Read More