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What if You Couldn't Taste Your Favorite Holiday Foods?

What, exactly, is Neurogastronomy? In this edition of "Behind the Blue," we meet with scientists and chefs who discuss brain and behavior in the context of food.
30-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

National Pharmacogenomics Expert Joins Markey, College of Pharmacy Faculty

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and UK College of Pharmacy welcome clinical pharmacologist Dr. Jill Kolesar to their respective teams. Kolesar has extensive experience in oncology pharmacogenomics and the implementation of...
18-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Expanding Precision Medicine Options, UK Markey Cancer Center Launches Molecular Tumor Board


The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently launched its own Molecular Tumor Board, an approach to cancer care that uses genetic analysis to help oncologists choose cancer therapies tailored to each patient's individual needs. The...
18-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Forgetfulness or Alzheimer's?


The holidays are a time when families get together -- sometimes after long periods apart. But sometimes seldom-seen elderly family members show signs of worrisome mental decline. When should family members be concerned about the possibility of...
15-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Women Also Know Stuff' Receives Mansbridge Award

In its award announcement, the 2016 Mansbridge Awards Committee stated, “These brilliant women have devised a social media strategy to hold accountable those who construct expertise in our society without appropriately including women political...
24-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

No Differences Noted Over Time for Children of Gay, Lesbian, Adoptive Parents

UK psychology assistant professor Rachel Farr has focused her academic career on the effects and outcomes of children adopted by same-sex couples. It is believed hers is the first study that has followed children adopted by lesbian, gay and...
24-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Would People Be Happier (and Healthier) if We Could Make Broccoli Taste Like Chocolate?

At the second annual International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium, scientists, doctors, chefs and food scientists discuss flavor perception and quality of life for people who can't enjoy food because of their injury or illness.
21-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Food, Flavor and Science: International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium Is December 10th

The ISN Symposium will explore the concept of brain and behavior in the context of food with speakers from both the food and science worlds
17-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky Tobacco Control Researcher Explains Advantages, Limitations of FDA’s New Deeming Rule on E-Cigs, Cigars, Hookah

9-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Offers Commentary on U.S. Preparedness for Imminent Health Security Threats


University of Kentucky professor Glen Mays provides commentary on the Health Security Preparedness Index, which measures the ability of the U.S. government to respond to disasters.
18-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Early Onset Dementia-Alzheimer's Type and Coach Pat Summitt

28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Know the Signs to Preventing and Treating Joint Pain


Dr. Stephen Duncan provides advice to the general population about treating and preventing hip and knee joint pain.
7-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Law Professor's New Book Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Major Cases in Election Law


"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.
26-Apr-2016 4:05 AM EDT

UK Linguists Imagine Ancient Languages for Video Game, Far Cry Primal by Ubisoft

The two University of Kentucky linguists created ancient languages of more than 40,000 words with established grammar, syntax and structure to breath life into the recently released video game Far Cry Primal, by Ubisoft. The professors say the game...
2-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

Expert Available to Comment on New Position Statement on Nutrition in Athletes

25-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Cybersecurity Law Expert Available to Speak on Constitutional Rights Issues Surrounding iPhone Encryption Case


24-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

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