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Before You Need That AED, Make Sure It’s Functional


Brad Sutton, M.D., and colleagues have found that regions with a high degree of unregistered automated external defibrillators also show a much greater chance that these devices will fail if needed.
24-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Training the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

The Cancer Education Program is an intensive summer research and professional development program for undergraduate and health professional students. The Training Program in Environmental Health Sciences funds predoctoral and post-doctoral students...
20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Seeks Local Children Potentially Affected by Coal Ash


Understanding whether children who live closer to coal ash storage sites and power plants have greater neurobehavioral disorders than children who live further away is the focus of a University of Louisville study funded by the National Institute of...
17-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Earlier Using … Greebles?


Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent.
11-Apr-2017 7:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expanding STEM Education Is the Focus of New Degree Collaborative


University of Louisville and Kentucky State University announce BA/BS-MS offering for KSU students
22-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL’s School of Dentistry Boasts Top 15 National Ranking in Research Dollars


Thanks to a growing research enterprise, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry ranks 13th nationally in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research funding for 2016- a jump from 17th in the previous year.
27-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Public Health and Local Art Thought Leaders Collaborate to Improve Community Health


Solving complex social and health issues through arts and culture is the goal of a collaboration between University of Louisville’s Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky (CIK) and IDEAS xLab.
24-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Researcher Receives $2.6 Million From NIH to Determine How Gut Microbiota Protect Against Malaria


Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has shown that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. He now begins research to determine which microbiota protect the host and...
20-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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United Airlines in PR Nightmare


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


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


29-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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


18-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

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


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

Who Came Out Ahead? 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

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