Lexington, KY USA

Our News on Newswise

As Oso Disaster Anniversary Nears, Kentucky Geologists Urge Preparation for Landslides

IMG_4525_1.jpg

As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that information to communities that may be at risk,...
11-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Gill Heart Institute Cardiologist Launches Journal Dedicated to VADs

Citing a critical need for a forum dedicated solely to mechanical assisted circulation, Dr. Maya Guglin of the Gill Heart Institute at the University of Kentucky has launched The VAD Journal.
11-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Video: Inside the Lab Where Brent Seales Works to Virtually Unroll Scrolls of Herculaneum

This video features offers an inside look at the U.S. Lab where Brent Seales develops digital imaging software to unlock the mysteries of these ancient European scrolls.
12-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

UK's Yeager Part of Team That Finds Missing Deepwater Horizon Oil

DSC01395.JPG

Scientists have been searching for missing oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, also called the BP oil spill, since 2010, and now Kevin Yeager, professor in the UK Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and his research colleagues may...
9-Feb-2015 2:50 PM EST

UK Neonatologist's Study Trial Supports Alternative Therapy for Drug-Addicted Babies

CryingBaby.jpg

University of Kentucky neonatologist Henrietta Bada recently published a pilot study examining the effectiveness of a non-opiate drug clonidine to treat neonatal abstinence syndrome.
3-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

New Journal Dedicated to Ventricular Assist Devices is Launched

Maya Guglin, MD, PhD, Director of Mechanical Assisted Circulation at the University of Kentucky's Gill Heart Institute, has launched The VAD Journal, a publication focused exclusively on mechanical assisted circulation.
2-Feb-2015 4:00 AM EST

UK Researchers Solve Metabolic Mystery Lending Insight Into Lafora Disease

GentryLabGroup.jpg

Researchers at the University of Kentucky have unlocked the metabolic function of the essential enzyme laforin, which opens new pathways to treating the deadly Lafora's Disease.
26-Jan-2015 11:50 AM EST

Study Finds Potential New Drug Target for Lung Cancer

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers suggests that targeting a key enzyme and its associated metabolic programming may lead to novel drug development to treat lung cancer.
26-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

University of Kentucky Opiate Addiction Researcher Available to Discuss Heroin Epidemic

MichelleLofwall.jpg

9-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Video: UK Professor Discusses Why Mitch McConnell Won Kentucky Senate Race

4-Nov-2014 8:00 PM EST

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue

From the first day of their lives, most boys and girls are treated differently. Those differences begin with a pink versus blue nursery, clothes with laces rather than ribbons, sports equipment or dance lessons, and on and on right through to...
14-Aug-2014 3:10 PM EDT

UK Otolaryngologist Works to Address Rural Disparities of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Matthew Bush combines his Appalachian background and clinical expertise to understand and address delayed access to hearing health care for rural children.
11-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

UK Maya Expert Weighs in on Dec. 21 Apocalypse Theories

Rusty Barrett, an expert on Mayan culture, weighed in on how the Mayan calendar works, discussed his research with the Mayan population, and shared his observations of the Maya's reactions to the idea that the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012.
20-Dec-2012 12:30 PM EST

Experts Available on Reported Death of Gadhafi

Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the reported death of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
20-Oct-2011 11:10 AM EDT

Expert Available for Comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

University of Kentucky psychology professor Susan Barron is available to comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
8-Sep-2011 11:55 AM EDT

University of Kentucky Faculty Share Insights on Federal Debt Debate

Experts are available to comment on the current debt limit debate and the economic impacts a default could cause.
28-Jul-2011 2:30 PM EDT

Our YouTube Videos