Cheavar Blair successfully earns his Doctoral degree

On October 3, 2017, Cheavar Blair successfully earned his Doctoral Degree. By doing so, he has become the first African-American male in the history of the Department of Physiology to be awarded a PhD....

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A new opportunity for MEMRI

Editorial Volume 9, Issue 8 pp 1855—1856 A new opportunity for MEMRI Ryan Cloyd 1 , Moriel Vandsburger 1 , Jose F. Abisambra 1 1 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and Department of Physiology, College of...

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PGY's Ken Campbell 1 of 8 UK Faculty Members Awarded SEC Travel Grants

Click here to view the original article on UKNOWBy Bryant Welbourne and Kathy Johnson MondayLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2017) — Eight University of Kentucky faculty members are among more than 100 faculty...

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Neuroscience Symposium Registration Open, Abstract Submission Deadline Sept. 8

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept.. 8, 2017) -- Abstracts are being accepted for the 2017 Annual Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translation Research Symposium, which will take place Sept. 29, 2017 at UK's Albert B....

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Dr. Campbell Runs 5k For 1,000 days

See full article hereAugust 29, 2017/in Heart health /by UK HealthCareOn Saturday, Aug. 26, a crowd gathered to watch Dr. Ken Campbell run his 1,000th 5k in as many days. About 20 people joined Dr. Campbell on...

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Funding Opportunity Available from COCVD


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Posted - Aug 29Read More

Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and Education

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is now accepting applications for the 2017 Saha Awards.The application process will close on Friday, September 15, 2017. The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular...

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Welcome Drs. Bieberich, Brandon, Spassieva, Wang

The Department of Physiology welcomes our newest faculty!Erhard Bieberich, PhD Professor (previously Augusta University)Guanghu Wang, PhD Assistant Professor (previously Augusta University)Stefanka Spassieva,...

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Effects of exogenous leptin on seasonal reproductive responses to interacting environmental cues in female Siberian hamsters.

Bailey, A. M., S. J. Legan, V. J. Meretsky, and G. E. Demas. "Effects of Exogenous Leptin on Seasonal Reproductive Responses to Interacting Environmental Cues in Female Siberian Hamsters." Gen Comp Endocrinol...

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Congratulations Jenna Gollihue, PhD

On Friday, June 16th, 2017 Jenna Gollihue, mentored by Dr. Sasha Rabchevsky, successfully defended her dissertation and earned her PhD. AbstractContusion spinal cord injury (SCI) results in devastating life-...

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Activity-Dependent Gene Expression in the Mammalian Olfactory Epithelium.

Activity-Dependent Gene Expression in the Mammalian Olfactory Epithelium. Wang Q1, Titlow WB1, McClintock DA1, Stromberg AJ2, McClintock TS1.Abstract Activity-dependent processes are important to olfactory...

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John Gensel among UK Researchers To Identify Macrophages as Key Factor for Regeneration in Mammals

View the original article on UKnow here LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 16, 2017) — A team of University of Kentucky researchers has discovered that macrophages, a type of immune cell that clears debris at injury sites...

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Research-Based Training to Identify Substance Misuse

Even when it’s your job, it’s not easy to ask people about substance use. Kalea Benner’s current research is based on this fact.“I knew from my own experiences as a social work practitioner, even with a decade...

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PGY Faculty Member Receives 2017-2018 University Research Professorship

The Department of Physiology would like to congratulate Dr. Brad Taylor on his achievement.Click here for the full article on UKnow LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 2, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees...

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Campbell lab recognizes Dunbar High School student

Dr. Ken Campbell congratulates Chase Vickery from Paul Dunbar High School on his last day of his year-long research project focusing on automating the analysis of muscle histology. Chase will be attending the...

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UK Physiologists Discover Molecular Mechanism for Stabilizing Inner Ear Cells with Implications for Hearing Loss

Mechanosensory hair cells in the inner ear pick up the softest sounds, such as whispers and distant noises. Unlike other cells in the human body, these sensory cells are fragile and finite. At birth, the human...

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