Virologist Shares What We Know About COVID-19University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions about SARS-CoV-2 and the coronavirus pandemic.
Today, Juneteenth — which celebrates the abolition of slavery — coincides with protests across the U.S. against racial injustice. Society has become inspired to renew their interest in African American history — a legacy filled with tragedy, inequality, resilience and survival. In a Q&A session, UK's Vanessa Holden shares her expertise and insight on the holiday.
While the 2020 general election is still more than six months away, the COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined much of the presidential campaign. Meanwhile, state and county officials across the U.S. are already preparing ways to allow voters to cast their ballots safely. University of Kentucky faculty members with expertise in politics have been closely monitoring the evolving situation.
As Tony Love, assistant professor of sociology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, stresses in the Q&A below, it’s important to stay socially connected — even during times when we can’t physically be together.
University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions related to the novel coronavirus. Dutch discusses the virus’ origin, transmission rates, mutation, testing, the difference between COVID-19 and SARS/MERS, and more.
University of Kentucky professor Ann Stowe’s research may pave the way to understanding and improving how the brain recovers from stroke.
'Tis the season to be merry and bright! But you may be feeling less than joyful during the "most wonderful time of the year." Do you experience stress, anxiety or even depression from November to January? If so, you're not alone.
UK researcher Don Helme is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to gauge public opinion on a new drug deactivation pouch, part of a larger effort to develop solutions to the state’s opioid epidemic. Four counties have received Deterra, the deactivation pouch.
Dr. Michelle Lofwall was among the experts tapped to assist in the development of guidelines regarding the use of medication in the treatment of opioid use disorder.
University of Kentucky professor Glen Mays provides commentary on the Health Security Preparedness Index, which measures the ability of the U.S. government to respond to disasters.
Dr. Stephen Duncan provides advice to the general population about treating and preventing hip and knee joint pain.
"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.
The two University of Kentucky linguists created ancient languages of more than 40,000 words with established grammar, syntax and structure to breath life into the recently released video game Far Cry Primal, by Ubisoft. The professors say the game and its languages are important to the academic world because 1) it's the first time Proto-Indo-European has been used as a living language since it was spoken thousands of year ago and 2) it's the first time any video game creator included a constructed, prehistoric language in the game.
After a motorcycle accident at age 19 left Sasha Rabchevsky paralyzed from the chest down, he pursued a career of discovery to understand his condition and if not cure it, figure out why there is no cure.
CGRP monoclonal antibodies appear to significantly reduce the frequency of migraine in human clinical trials, potentially changing the landscape for migraine treatment. Headache specialist Sid Kapoor, MD, discusses the enormous potential -- and pitfalls-- facing the drug class' road to FDA approval.
In clinical trials, a new drug class known as PCSK9 Inhibitors reduced bad cholesterol markedly and is expected to be approved by the FDA this summer. An expert in lipid management discusses some of the barriers to its use.
From the first day of their lives, most boys and girls are treated differently. Those differences begin with a pink versus blue nursery, clothes with laces rather than ribbons, sports equipment or dance lessons, and on and on right through to “manly” careers versus “feminine” jobs.
Dr. Matthew Bush combines his Appalachian background and clinical expertise to understand and address delayed access to hearing health care for rural children.
Rusty Barrett, an expert on Mayan culture, weighed in on how the Mayan calendar works, discussed his research with the Mayan population, and shared his observations of the Maya's reactions to the idea that the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012.
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the reported death of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
University of Kentucky psychology professor Susan Barron is available to comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Experts are available to comment on the current debt limit debate and the economic impacts a default could cause.
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the recent death of Osama bin Laden and its impact on the war on terrorism and the psyche of the American public.
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Engineering and Department of Physics and Astronomy are available to comment on Japan’s nuclear crisis. A scientist from Kentucky Geological Survey and professors from the University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences, are available to comment on the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on Friday, as well as the tsunami warnings that affect the islands in the Pacific, including Hawaii.
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the intensifying situation in Libya and provide context for associated uprisings in Bahrain, Iran, Morocco and Yemen.
Professors are available to comment on various topics surrounding this weekend's shootings in Arizona, including how the press handled the news with advent of social media, America's increasingly heated political rhetoric, and brain injuries and recovery.
Al Cross, director of the University of Kentucky's Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, recently testified to the Postal Regulatory Commission that ending Saturday mail would hurt rural America.
A recent CDC study ranks Kentuckians as experiencing the highest rate of frequent emotional distress in the country - a surprise to many. Psychologist C. Nathan DeWall of the University of Kentucky sheds some light on what is stressing out the citizens of the Bluegrass state.
Ambassador (ret.) Carey Cavanaugh, who worked under Clinton and Bush, is available to discuss diplomacy under the Obama administration.
Experts in heart health, from the lab to the clinic exam room, are available for interview at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in New Orleans this week and next week.
Retired Ambassador Carey Cavanaugh, a former peace negotiator for conflicts in the Caucasus region, is available to comment on the escalating Russian and Georgian conflict over the Caucasus region of South Ossetia.
Susan Bordo, professor of Gender and Women's Studies and English at the University of Kentucky is available for comment on issues raised by the Sex and the City movie phenomenon, including representations of the female body, appearance and beauty and feminism.