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UofL Study Examines Experiences of Muslim Cancer Survivors


A study being conducted at the University of Louisville School of Nursing will provide insight into cultural and religious influences on the experiences of Muslim cancer survivors living in the United States. The results will be used to develop...
13-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Red and Blue Collaborate for a Better Kentucky, Nation, World


The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky are fierce competitors on the football field but come together to conduct collaborative research funded at almost $11 million this year.
22-Nov-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Public Health Researchers Examine How Drug Policy Impacts HIV Vulnerability Among African Americans


Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences have developed a tool for framing the relationship between policy, criminal justice practices and HIV-related factors that impact racial disparities.
17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Researcher to Study Methods to Restore Depth Perception Thanks to Disney Award From RPB


Aaron W. McGee, Ph.D., assistant professor at the UofL School of Medicine, has received the Disney Award for Amblyopia Research from Research to Prevent Blindness. McGee will use the award to investigate approaches for improving recovery from...
14-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Report Released on Affordable Care Act Implementation in Louisville


Findings from a recent study on health care utilization in Metro Louisville indicate the uninsured rate decreased by more than half in just one year, from almost 17 percent in 2013 to just under 8 percent in 2014.
2-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving Health Care for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

To improve access to quality health care for adults with IDD and to support the physician specialty of adult developmental medicine, UofL and the Lee Specialty Clinic are sponsoring the second annual Caring for Adults with Intellectual and...
1-Nov-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL-Led Researchers Developing Ethical Standards for Biorepositories


What if a patient gave permission to a researcher at her local hospital to use her blood or specimen for research, and later the researcher decided to share that sample with others? What if that patient received assurances that the specimen would be...
27-Oct-2016 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Air Pollution Linked to Blood Vessel Damage in Healthy Young Adults


Fine particulate matter air pollution may be associated with blood vessel damage and inflammation among young, healthy adults, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.
25-Oct-2016 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Does Right to Work Expansion Signal the Demise of Big Labor?


18-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

Dementia Rates Declining Thanks to Healthier Living According to University of Louisville Aging Expert


21-Nov-2016 4:45 PM EST

With Both Political Conventions Over, Who Came Out Ahead?

Nationally recognized political science expert and University of Louisville professor Dewey Clayton Ph.D., is available to national media to offer comment and political analysis following the conclusion of both Republican and Democratic national...
29-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Who Came Out Ahead? Politico.com Contributor Available for Post-Political Convention Comment/Analysis.

29-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Will Recent Police-Related Shootings Trigger “Ferguson Effect”?


Will the scrutiny surrounding recent shootings in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota cause local law enforcement to scale back their policing efforts? Nationally recognized criminal justice expert Justin Nix has studied the "Ferguson Effect" and is...
14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

National Police Training Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

Harvard Law Fellow and University of Louisville law professor Dr.Laura McNeal is a nationally-recognized expert in effective police training techniques and can provide unique insight, as well as real-life, tangible solutions to both the law...
12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

National Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Jupiter ‘MRI’ to Reveal Solar System Secrets

NASA will celebrate July 4th by firing the rockets of its Juno mission spacecraft, sending the probe into Jupiter’s orbit 534 million miles from Earth. NASA-funded researcher and current UofL dynamic meteorology professor Tim Dowling, says the...
1-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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