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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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Posted - Jan 4Read More

What Does the 1812 Overture TASTE Like?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2016) —"also.... just becauseI am working out the flavor for the 1812 OvertureI will most likely put it into a lolli this is an incredible challengeas it is making me cry while I...

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Sanders-Brown Named Site for Landmark NIH Grant

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been selected to participate in a multicenter, landmark $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers for...

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Posted - Dec 6Read More

Behind the Blue: What is Neurogastronomy?

The end-of-year holidays are upon us, and for many, it’s a time made all the more meaningful by food. Dishes that are traditions in some families can be powerful reminders of coming together with loved ones to...

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Posted - Nov 30Read More

Grant Writing Workshop Now Accepting Spring 2017 Applications

We are pleased to announce the Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) for Spring Term, 2017. The GWW will meet from 3-5 pm on Thursdays in B413 BBSRB. Faculty tutors include Kathy Saatman, Brad Taylor, Brian Delisle,...

Tags - Physiology, Grant, Writing, Workshop, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, scobirc

Posted - Nov 30Read More

Tori Stromp Successfully Defends Her Dissertation

Congratulations Tori Stromp, PhD! Tori successfully defended her dissertation on November 28, 2016."Development and Application of Gadolinium Free Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Fibrosis Imaging forMulti-Scale...

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Posted - Nov 28Read More

Spinal Cord Injury Research with the Gensel Lab

John Gensel, an assistant professor in the physiology department and the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, and two members of his lab team—Bei Zhang and Taylor Otto—are featured in this podcast....

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

UK Goes Purple to Support Alzheimer's Awareness Month

To celebrate the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease and to honor their caregivers, a purple light will glow at 13 locations on the University of Kentucky campus beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15. "Going...

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Posted - Nov 15Read More

Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Presents Scientific Achievement in Heart Health

Clinicians and basic scientists convened to discuss challenges, triumphs and future directions in cardiovascular disease research during the 19th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day on Nov...

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Posted - Nov 7Read More

Getchell Memorial Award Honors Graduate Scientist's Persistence in Seeking National Funding

The second annual Thomas V. Getchell, Ph.D., Memorial Award for excellence in grant writing was presented to Jenna Gollihue, a graduate student in the University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury...

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Hints at Underlying Cause for Alzheimer's Drug Trial Failures

Because Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia, many people use the two terms interchangeably. But inadequate blood flow to the brain due to microinfarcts, mini-strokes, or strokes is a...

Tags - Research, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's research, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Oct 3Read More