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Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For many UK students from Eastern Kentucky, cancer is a problem that hits far too close to home. The Career Training in Oncology Program at the UK Markey Cancer Center provides these students with an opportunity to give back and learn how they can...
14-Mar-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Two Drugs Prevent Heart Problems in Breast Cancer Patients

Data presented from a Late-Breaking Clinical Trial has the potential to change the standard of care for HER2-positive breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
11-Mar-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Celebrating Champions: New Book Goes Inside Kentucky's 1977–78 Basketball Season

March Madness is upon us, and basketball fans are preparing to root on their favorite teams, while remembering treasured championship moments. In “Forty Minutes to Glory,” Doug Brunk gives fans an inside account of UK’s 1977-78 squad from...
8-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Shows Repurposing Leukemia Drugs May Prevent Melanoma Metastasis

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis.
26-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Book Celebrates Group of Renegade Poets From Appalachia

When Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term “Affrilachian” 25 years ago, he had no idea the group of colleagues who got their start inside a University of Kentucky elevator would transform into a radically influential social...
26-Feb-2018 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Are Humans 'Smeller Underachievers?' Not So Fast….

Scientists, chefs and food scientists will explore the role of flavor perception in behavior at The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium
25-Feb-2018 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Winter Olympics, We Hear You

From opening and closing ceremonies to the events, music is used in competition on the ice, fills the slopes, and often brings a tear to the eye of the most hardened champion on the medal podium. UK musicology alumnus John Michael McCluskey shares...
23-Feb-2018 4:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Research with Zebrafish May Lead to Treatment for Blinding Disorders, Including Glaucoma

Jakub Famulski, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, has received an R01 grant for over $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the early formation of the anterior segment of the eye, which includes...
15-Feb-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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