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Brian Delisle, PhD Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Brian Delisle, PhD for his promotion to full professor! A note from Department Chair, Dr. Alan Daugherty: "I am delighted to pass on the news that we have received approval of Dr. Brian...

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Posted - May 12Read More

Hall of Distinguished Alumni - F. Story Musgrave

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 19, 1935. Surgeon. Physiologist. Mathematician. Teacher. Researcher. Pilot. Astronaut. University of Kentucky, M.S., 1966. He has undergraduate degrees in mathematics...

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Posted - May 5Read More

COVID-19

New COVID-19 Biobank at UK Will Support Research

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has created a new biospecimen bank to support research on the novel virus. Logistical...

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Posted - Apr 16Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "APOE alters glucose flux through central carbon pathways in astrocytes"

Neurobiol Dis. 2020 Mar;136:104742. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2020.104742. Epub 2020 Jan 11.APOE alters glucose flux through central carbon pathways in astrocytes.Williams HC1, Farmer BC2, Piron MA2, Walsh AE2, ...

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Posted - Apr 14Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Murine Gut Microbiome Association With APOE Alleles."

Front Immunol. 2020 Feb 14;11:200. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.00200. eCollection 2020.Murine Gut Microbiome Association With APOE Alleles.Parikh IJ1,2, Estus JL1,2, Zajac DJ1,2, Malik M1,2, Maldonado Weng J3, Tai...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Mechanisms underlying the stimulatory effect of inhaled sulfur dioxide on vagal bronchopulmonary C‐fibres"

J Physiol. 2020 Mar;598(5):1093-1108. doi: 10.1113/JP279152. Epub 2020 Feb 14.Mechanisms underlying the stimulatory effect of inhaled sulfur dioxide on vagal bronchopulmonary C-fibres.Lin AH1, Hsu CC1,2,3, Lin...

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Posted - Mar 17Read More

Recent Faculty Publication "Sphingolipids in Alzheimer's disease, how can we target them?"

Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2020 Jan 3. pii: S0169-409X(20)30002-8. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2019.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]Sphingolipids in Alzheimer's disease, how can we target them?Crivelli SM1, Giovagnoni C2, ...

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Posted - Feb 20Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Post Doctoral Scholar Position

A position is available in the Department of Physiology. The position is to assist with tissue culture, electrophysiology, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. S/he will be responsible for performing...

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Posted - Jan 31Read More

Dr. Sam Tyagi Featured by Local News Station WKYT: "UK surgeon offers new option for people with carotid artery disease"

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/UK-surgeon-offers-new-option-for-peopl...By Miranda Combs | Posted: Thu 5:03 PM, Jan 02, 2020  | Updated: Thu 6:54 PM, Jan 02, 2020LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A doctor at the...

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Posted - Jan 3Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Paradoxical effects of continuous high dose gabapentin treatment on autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury."

Exp Neurol. 2020 Jan;323:113083. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2019.113083. Epub 2019 Oct 31.Paradoxical effects of continuous high dose gabapentin treatment on autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord...

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Posted - Dec 10Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Tbx3-Mediated Regulation of Cardiac Conduction System Development and Function: Potential Contributions of Alternative RNA Processing."

Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Oct;40(7):1388-1400. doi: 10.1007/s00246-019-02166-4. Epub 2019 Aug 1.Tbx3-Mediated Regulation of Cardiac Conduction System Development and Function: Potential Contributions of...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw: From Rocket Launchers to Alzheimer's Research

For Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw, enlisting in the military was almost inevitable. Dedication to serving the country ran in his family.Something else was also a significant part of his family history: autoimmune...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Post Doctoral Scholar Position

A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center to study vascular physiology and cardiovascular disease in the lab of Dr. Scott Gordon, Ph.D. The Gordon lab focuses on...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Active Time-Restricted Feeding Improved Sleep-Wake Cycle in db/db Mice."

Front Neurosci. 2019 Sep 20;13:969. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00969. eCollection 2019.Active Time-Restricted Feeding Improved Sleep-Wake Cycle in db/db Mice.Hou T1, Wang C2, Joshi S2, O'Hara BF2, Gong MC1, Guo...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Phosphorylation of eIF4E is dispensable for skeletal muscle hypertrophy"

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2019 Oct 9. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00380.2019. [Epub ahead of print]Phosphorylation of eIF4E is dispensable for skeletal muscle hypertrophy.Figueiredo VC1, Englund DA1, Vechetti IJ Jr2...

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Posted - Oct 16Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "miR-146a Deficiency Accelerates Hepatic Inflammation Without Influencing Diet-induced Obesity in Mice"

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31477775?dopt=AbstractSci Rep. 2019 Sep 2;9(1):12626. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49090-4.miR-146a Deficiency Accelerates Hepatic Inflammation Without Influencing Diet-induced...

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Posted - Oct 8Read More