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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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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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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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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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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...

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Posted - Oct 3Read More

Congratulations Weisi Fu, PhD

Weisi Fu successfully defended her dissertation on Thursday, September 29, 2016Doctoral Committee MembersDr. Bradley K. TaylorMentor, Department of PhysiologyDr. Karin W. High Department of PhysiologyDr....

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Mentoring a Key Factor in Spinal Cord Researcher's Success

In ivory towers all over the world, experts ponder the factors that foster career success and overall well-being in their college graduates. Gallup tried to answer the same question. In a 2014 poll of more...

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Posted - Jul 25Read More

Brain Research with the Abisambra Lab

In honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, this podcast features Joe Abisambra, an assistant professor in the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, and three of his lab trainees—Sarah Fontaine, Shelby Meier...

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Posted - Jun 9Read More

Erin Wolf Horrell, Ph.D. Successfully Defends Dissertation

On Thursday, June 2, 2016 Erin Wolf Horrell successfully defended her dissertation."Regulation of UV-Protective Pathways Downstream of the Melanocortin 1 Receptor in Melanocytes”Abstract of...

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Paul A. Mueller Sucessfully Defends Dissertation

On Monday, May 16, 2016 Paul A. Mueller successfully defended his dissertation titled:"PPAP2B EXPRESSION LIMITS LESION FORMATION IN MURINE MODELS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS”Abstract of DissertationCoronary artery...

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Department of Physiology Professor Selected as 2016-17 University Research Professor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 3, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today approved 17 University Research Professorships for the 2016-17 year. To align with the overall objective for research within UK...

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Posted - May 5Read More

UK’s Collaborative Research Environment

As Vice President for Research, I am frequently asked, “What is it like to be a researcher at UK?” Well, to be honest, I have only known one research environment as a faculty member performing academic...

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Posted - Apr 28Read More

Congratulations Amanda Bolton Hall, Ph.D.

On April 20th, 2016, Amanda Bolton Hall successfully defended her dissertation.“Histological and Behavioral Consequences of Repeated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice”Abstract of DissertationThe majority of...

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UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Excels at Recent National Conference

Two researchers from the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging won awards at the National Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (CCAD) earlier this month. Ai-Ling Lin, Ph.D., and Jose...

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Posted - Apr 5Read More