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Breaking Bad: “Dry” Counties See Rise in Meth Labs


The Wall Street Journal reports that a recent economic study found that Kentucky’s “dry” counties, where alcohol sales are banned, have more meth lab seizures per capita than do the state’s “wet” counties where liquor is legal.
7-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

University of Louisville Earns Accreditation with American Association of Diabetes Educators

The Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center of the University of Louisville Pediatric Endocrinology Division in the Department of Pediatrics has been named an accredited program with the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
6-Jan-2015 12:15 PM EST

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear Launches Horses and Hope Campaign for New Cancer Screening Van


Kentucky's First Lady, along with the Kentucky Cancer Program, the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center and KentuckyOne Health, launched a campaign to raise $1 million for a mobile unit to provide no- or low-cost cancer...
6-Jan-2015 10:05 AM EST

University of Louisville Leads New Study to Map Disease Genes in Horses


Morris Animal Foundation has awarded a three-year, $155,000 grant to a team of Kentucky and Danish researchers to build a new reference genome sequence for the domestic horse.
23-Dec-2014 1:45 PM EST

UofL Faculty Are First to Discover Role of Gene Mutations Involved in More Than 75 Percent of Glioblastomas, Melanomas


Researchers at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center have identified for the first time mutations that destabilize a DNA structure that turns a gene off. The mutations occur at four sites in the hTERT promoter in more...
22-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Research to Prevent Blindness Awards to University of Louisville Reach Almost $4 Million


UofL Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has won $3,959,800 over 50 years to support a variety of research in eye diseases and conditions.
22-Dec-2014 7:30 AM EST

Two UofL Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors


Directors of the University of Louisville's Institute for Cellular Therapeutics and Micro/Nano Technology Center are among 170 new Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
15-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

UofL Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development Program Returns to Full Accreditation

The UofL Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development program has been notified by its accrediting body, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) that it has resolved its lone issue.
12-Dec-2014 11:15 AM EST

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