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Inaugural UofL Optimal Aging Conference set for June 12-14

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The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging at the University of Louisville will host its inaugural Optimal Aging Conference June 12-14 in Louisville.
25-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Institute Awarded $2.55 Million to Create Kentucky Rural & Underserved Interprofessional Education Program

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The grant will provide training opportunities to students, residents and professionals and will target seniors in six rural counties in Kentucky.
21-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Patent on Synthetic Molecules Brings Researchers Closer to Therapeutic Approach for Gum Disease

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University of Louisville researchers recently received a patent on a synthetic biochemical compound and its variants, moving science closer to a treatment for gum disease.
15-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Scientists Enhance Understanding of Muscle Repair Process with Second Publication in 10 Days

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UofL scientists demonstrate that the protein kinase TAK1 (transforming growth factor-ß-activated kinase 1), is vital in regulating the survival and proliferation of satellite stem cells, responsible for regenerating adult skeletal muscles.
9-Dec-2015 9:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Youth Justice System Should Be Viewed Through Public Health Lens

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Matthew Aalsma of Indiana University will discuss why juvenile justice reform efforts that decrease the reliance on incarceration and improve behavioral health and medical services are important public health initiatives.
2-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Scientists Identify a Critical Pathway to Improve Muscle Repair

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Researchers at the University of Louisville have identified the role of TNF receptor-associated factor 6 (TRAF6), an adaptor protein and E3 ubiquitin ligase, in ensuring the vitality of stem cells that regenerate muscle tissue.
30-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Establishes Youth Violence Prevention Research Center

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The CDC awards UofL $5.7 to establish a Youth Violence Prevention Research Center
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Salamanders Can Teach Us About Baseball

University of Louisville researcher Bart Borghuis, Ph.D., has increased our understanding of how people and animals deal with sensorimotor delay in day-to-day interactions by analyzing the hunting skills of salamanders. His article, “The Role of...
18-Nov-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Harvard Law Fellow/Police Training Expert Available for Comment on Violent Student Arrest

27-Oct-2015 12:15 PM EDT

Mystery Around "Happy Birthday" Song Looming in Wake of Recent Court Ruling

Recent court ruling puts "Happy Birthday" song into popular domain, but discovery of early song manuscript adds mystery to song's origin.
24-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT

"Super Blood Moon" To Make Rare Appearance Sunday

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Scientist available to discuss science/myth behind the "super blood moon" - once hailed as a sign of the apocalypse - which will happen Sept. 27.
23-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Coming to America - The Pope and Politics

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As Pope Francis embarks on his first visit to the U.S., a recent survey shows that while he is extremely popular with American Catholics, there is a significant split concerning his active role in pushing an agenda outside the normal papal realm.
21-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Tweet This! – Animals Use Their Own Version of Facebook/Twitter

30-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Medical educator available to discuss LGBT health equity in conjunction with gay marriage ruling

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26-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Supreme Court to Rule on Gay Rights – National Legal Expert Available

23-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Texas Pool Party Cop Resigns, Apologizes: Louisville Law Expert Discusses Viral Video

11-Jun-2015 4:00 PM EDT

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