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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

UofL Faculty Member Will Lead World’s Largest Oncology Social Work Group


Tara Schapmire is elected to roles with the Association of Oncology Social Work.
19-Oct-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

West Louisville Youth Working to Change the Downward Spiral of Violence in the City


Louisville youth are helping to change perceptions about violence, and ultimately destructive behaviors through their work with UofL's National Center of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention.
11-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Demonstrates Role of Gut Bacteria in Neurodegenerative Diseases


Research has revealed that exposure to bacterial proteins called amyloid that have structural similarity to brain proteins may lead to an increase in clumping of proteins in the brain. Aggregates of misfolded amyloid proteins are seen in the brains...
6-Oct-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Instructors Trained in Koru Mindfulness at UofL School of Medicine


Fifteen individuals from UofL and more than 30 around the nation received Koru Mindfulness instructor training at the UofL School of Medicine.
4-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Abstract Submissions Open Sept. 30 for Aging Conference


The call for abstracts opens Friday, Sept. 30, for the second annual Optimal Aging Conference, hosted by the Univeristy of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging and the Kentucky Association for Gerontology. The conference will...
30-Sep-2016 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

Our Experts on Newswise

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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