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Study Reveals Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein.
28-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing

The University of Kentucky, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory have announced a five-year, $50 million collaboration directed toward improving manufacturing...
26-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Recent Study Identifies 11 Candidate Genetic Variants for Alzheimer’s Disease

A recently published study co-authored by University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher Justin Miller, Ph.D., identifies 11 rare candidate variants for Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found 19 different families in Utah that...
13-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK HealthCare, Partners Receive Prestigious CDC Grant to Improve Stroke Care, Outcomes in Kentucky

UK HealthCare, UofL Health, the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (KHDSP), and other state partners have been awarded the prestigious Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program Grant by the...
6-Jul-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky Study Finds Time-Restricted Eating May Reduce Diabetes-Related Hypertension

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study suggests that time-restricted eating may be able to help people with Type 2 diabetes reduce nocturnal hypertension, which is characterized by elevated blood pressure at night.
2-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New study to reveal health equity impacts of flavored tobacco bans

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study will examine how policies that restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes impact health disparities among vulnerable populations.
23-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research may offer hope for Alzheimer's patients

University of Kentucky Neuroscience Professor Greg Gerhardt's new research program will provide answers to long-standing questions about the role of neurotransmitters GABA and glutamate in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. A culmination of...
4-Jun-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New research could lead to treatment for aortic aneurysms

Thanks to a $5.6 million grant from the NIH, a University of Kentucky College of Medicine team will study the culprit behind thoracic aortic aneurysms, which could lead to a treatment for the potentially deadly disease.
1-Jun-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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University of Kentucky Law Expert Available to Address Recent Proposed National Opioid Settlements with Drug Companies

26-Jul-2021 4:00 PM EDT

University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Professor and Associate Dean Frank Romanelli is available via Zoom this afternoon (July 9) to speak about Pfizer Booster to fight Delta Variant

9-Jul-2021 12:45 PM EDT

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Reopening Anxiety? Here’s How to Overcome it According to University of Kentucky Experts

For nearly a year, we relied on masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, many are removing the facial coverings, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy to shed the anxiety that accompanies a global pandemic. If you’re having difficulty...
29-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Former U.S. Ambassador available to answer key questions about current conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

1-Oct-2020 3:25 PM EDT

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Virologist Shares What We Know About COVID-19

University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions about SARS-CoV-2 and the coronavirus pandemic.
28-Jul-2020 8:25 AM EDT

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Juneteenth Explained: ‘History Doesn’t Repeat Itself; People Do’

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,...
19-Jun-2020 7:15 AM EDT

COVID-19 Pandemic Spotlights Greater Need for Telehealth Training

11-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT

How Will COVID-19 Impact the 2020 Election? University of Kentucky Experts Have Insight

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...
28-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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