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UofL Receives $13.8 Million to Study Use of Promising New Adult Stem Cell to Treat Heart Failure

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The University of Louisville has received one of its largest grants for medical research in the school’s 219-year history, a $13.8 million award from the National Institutes of Health to study a promising new type of adult cardiac stem cell that...
29-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trusted Messages Key to Counter Community Concerns During Disease Outbreak

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Utilizing messages focused on images created by local artists and written information communicated through local dialects proved essential to counter misperceptions during the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, according to a study conducted in part by...
21-Sep-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Gastroenterology Researcher Receives $4 Million From NIH for Innovative Liver Research

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UofL gastroenterologist Matthew Cave, M.D., believes that chemicals we breathe, consume or come in contact with in the environment may be contributing to liver disease. He has been awarded $4 million by the NIEHS to explore the effects of...
19-Sep-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Researchers Discover Procedure to Regenerate Dormant Cone Cells, Potentially to Improve Vision in Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Researchers have discovered a way to revitalize cone receptors that have deteriorated as a result of retinitis pigmentosa. Working with animal models, researchers at UofL discovered that replenishing glucose under the retina and transplanting...
15-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Hosts International Conference on Using the Internet to Improve Hearing Health

Audiologists, specialists in hearing disorders, from around the world will meet in Louisville to discuss benefits and pitfalls of using the internet for research and hearing health care (telehealth) for individuals with hearing impairment.
26-Jul-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Free App Helps Providers Treat Patients Grieving Pregnancy Loss, Newborn Death

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A group of University of Louisville researchers and engineers has developed a free mobile app designed to help health care providers easily assess and identify women in need of mental health care for intense grief after a pregnancy loss or newborn...
14-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Technology Companies Struggling to Balance Productivity with Worker Quality of Life

Researchers have completed an intensive four year study (funded by National Science Foundation) that addresses the conundrum between worker productivity and the need for work life balance. Although they studies the crucial global Information...
31-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Developing Program to Guide Other Universities in Teaching Palliative Care

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Faculty members at the UofL School of Medicine have begun developing a national training program to instruct educators at universities across the United States in teaching interprofessional palliative care to those who care for cancer patients.
10-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Just Use the Glasses!

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It may be tempting to take a peek at the August 21 eclipse without eye protection. After all, we are told it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event. However, a University of Louisville ophthalmologist says that peek could leave you with...
2-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

UL Professor Can Speak to Media on How Employers Can Offer a Better Work Life and Increase Efficiency

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31-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT

United Airlines in PR Nightmare

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The forcible removal of an airline passenger en route from Chicago to Louisivlle has gone viral and become a public relations nightmare for United Airlines. Two notable experts are available to offer analysis of the problem and what the airline...
11-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT

United Airlines in PR Nightmare - Crisis Communications Experts Available to Comment

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11-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT

UofL/Harvard Law Race Expert Available for Commentary on Bill O'Reilly Sexist Remarks Toward Congresswoman Maxine Waters

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29-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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

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18-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

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

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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

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