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$50,000 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Awarded to University of Louisville


The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the University of Louisville's Department of Pediatrics Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation to enable more children with cancer have access to clinical trials.
20-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Dora the Explorer Wants Your Money: The Psychology Behind the Power of Using Cartoon Characters to Influence Holiday Purchases


A recent study conducted by University of Louisville professor Judith Danovitch explores the psychological power cartoon characters play in consumer purchasing during the holiday season. The study shows that low quality or broken logoed toys were...
20-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Art to Beat Cancer Features More Than 60 Works of Art


Art to Beat Cancer benefits the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center.
20-Nov-2014 12:20 PM EST

The Affordable Care Act in Kentucky, One Year Later


One year after his 'New England Journal of Medicine' article notes the hardship faced by people with no medical insurance, Michael Stillman writes another showing the success of the Affordable Care Act in Kentucky.
19-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

New LGBT Training Incorporated Into Medical School Curriculum


The University of Louisville School of Medicine will serve as the nation’s pilot site for training future physicians on the unique health care concerns and issues encountered by people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender...
18-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Second Protein Associated with Common Cause of Kidney Failure Identified


An international team of researchers has identified a protein that turns a person’s immune system against itself in a form of kidney disease called membranous nephropathy (MN). The findings are published online in the New England Journal of...
17-Nov-2014 10:30 AM EST

University of Louisville Surgeon Richardson Elected American College of Surgeons President-Elect


The vice chair and professor of surgery at the University of Louisville has been named President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons, the largest organization of surgeons in the world with more than 79,000 members.
12-Nov-2014 3:55 PM EST

UofL Trover Campus Wins National Academic Medicine Award


The Association of American Medical Colleges has awarded its 2014 Shining Star of Community Achievement award to UofL's innovative program to increase the number of physicians in medically underserved areas.
7-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

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