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UofL Research Team Awarded More Than $1.6 Million by NIH to Study Environmental Influences on Child Health


UofL research team awarded more than $1.6 million by NIH to investigate environmental influences on children’s health
21-Sep-2016 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tierney Joins University of Louisville

Nancy Tierney has been named the interim associate vice president for facilities planning and management for the UofL Health Sciences Center. Most recently, Tierney was the director of facilities for the Cantor Center for Visual Arts and Anderson...
15-Sep-2016 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationally-Recognized Pulmonary Physician, Epidemiologist to Discuss Tobacco and Health


Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S. of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, will tackle the issue of tobacco and health, explaining how solid research can drive gains in public health.
15-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Researchers Take Lead Role in Exploring Liver Disease


A research team from the University of Louisville has received a Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant of more than $11.5 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to explore diseases of the liver—hepatobiology and...
14-Sep-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Find Stress Negatively Affects Chances of Conception


UofL epidemiologist Kira Taylor, Ph.D., found that women who reported feeling more stressed during their ovulatory window were approximately 40-percent less likely to conceive during that month than other less stressful months.
13-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Standing Up to Childhood Obesity by Not Sitting as Much in School


Study finds standing desks improve body mass index percentile of children
30-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Research Shows Presence of Children in the Home Did Not Motivate Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke

Luz Huntington-Moskos, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.N., UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published findings in the journal Public Health Nursing that show the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for...
30-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Louisville Faculty Named Editors-in-Chief of Medical Journals


Two faculty from the University of Louisville have been named editors-in-chief of the 'International Journal of Transplantation Research and Medicine' and the 'Journal of Medical Regulation'
29-Aug-2016 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

UofL Professor of Surgery Named Editor-in-Chief of Prestigious Scientific Journal


Susan Galandiuk, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville, has been named editor-in-chief of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, the scientific journal of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
31-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Tobacco Smoke Makes Germs More Resilient


UofL dental researcher explores microbiological mechanisms as World Health Organization urges for a day of abstinence from tobacco use on May 31
30-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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