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International HIV Prevention Effort Using Tobacco Plant Launched at UofL

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Researchers from the University of Louisville will lead an international effort to utilize tobacco plants to develop a gel containing a specific protein that will prevent the transmission of HIV. The project is being funded by a five-year, $14.7...
3-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

GE Opens Firstbuild Facility on University of Louisville Campus

General Electric Appliances and the University of Louisville have partnered on a micro-factory aimed at bringing innovative products to market more quickly.
25-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

McClain to Lead UofL Health Sciences Center Research Efforts

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An expert in alcohol abuse, nutrition, and cytokine research and hepatic drug metabolism has been tapped to lead the research efforts of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center.
18-Jul-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Beer with a Scientist Tackles Aging – and Why No ‘Cure’ for It Has Been Found

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A program to make learning about science as accessible as having a beer with friends examines the "incurable" condition of aging July 16 at a Louisville brewpub.
14-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Health Industry Thought Leaders Address How to Improve the Health of Communities in New Book

A new book, spearheaded by University of Louisville faculty, addresses population health in the context of systems, and how leadership, policy and technological innovation affect the quality of health and wellness of a nation.
3-Jul-2014 2:40 PM EDT

Telemedicine Catches Blinding Disease in Premature Babies

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A multi-center study has found that telemedicine is effective in screening for the potentially blinding disease retinopathy of prematurity in newborns.
26-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Louisville Businessman J.D. Nichols Giving $10 Million to UofL

The $10 million gift to the University of Louisville is one of the largest in the institution's history.
26-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

University of Louisville Team Closer to Helping Millions Battling Lung Cancer

Researchers at the University of Louisville have discovered a group of molecules that help cause apoptosis in lung cancer cells.
26-Jun-2014 7:30 AM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

Legal Expert Available to Discuss Michael Brown Shooting

Dr. Laura McNeal, assistant law professor at the University of Louisville and legal fellow at Charles Hamilton Houston Institute at Harvard Law School is available to offer legal insight surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
22-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Ebola and Ethical Considerations

The Ebola outbreak is raising some sticky ethical considerations. For example, who gets the experimental drug and what populations should be subject to quarantines?
14-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Marketing Professor Studies Why, How and When People Buy Things

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Michael Barone has made a career out of researching consumer behavior
24-Mar-2014 12:30 PM EDT

Championing Care Over Cancer

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Two people facing cancer with grace and courage have been selected the 2014 James Graham Brown Cancer Center Champions at the University of Louisville.
28-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Cavities Are Contagious!

Dental caries, commonly known as tooth decay, is the single most common chronic childhood disease. In fact, it is an infectious disease.
20-Feb-2014 10:15 AM EST

With Open Arms: How Colleges Are Leading the Way to Help Those with Disabilities

University of Louisville professor Laura Rothstein is an expert on disability law. Her work on discrimination against the disabled has been widely published.
14-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

University of Louisville Professor Says Sinkholes, Like the One That Swallowed Eight Corvettes in Bowling Green This Week, Are Common in Kentucky

13-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Security at Sochi Olympics to Be a Challenge, Says University of Louisville Professor

30-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

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