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Innovative Research Could Result in a Billion More Being Fed

Faced with a rapidly increasing global population, an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Kentucky, Clemson University and the University of Idaho is examining ways to overcome a major barrier in improving grain yields.
11-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Amphetamines Don't Improve Motor Recovery After Stroke

A pilot clinical trial exploring the benefit of d-amphetamine combined with physical therapy for stroke patients found no evidence that the regimen improved post-stroke motor recovery.
23-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kentucky Landmark's Visitors ‘Witness’ New Artistic Perspective on State's History

As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier's gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American...
24-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blood, BBQ and

A University of Kentucky neurologist who stumbled across a family with a gene mutation that can cause Lou Gehrig's Disease is merging science, medicine and family in a quest for a cure.
23-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Shows More Seniors Are Happy Despite Cognitive Decline

A new study, authored by Anthony Bardo and Scott Lynch, examines "cognitive life expectancy." What exactly does that term mean? Bardo, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Kentucky, describes "cognitive life expectancy" as how...
15-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Forensic Pathologist Is a Storyteller, Wearer of Many Hats

Dr. Greg Davis'resume sports a long line of national/international forensic consults on criminal cases, including a recent star turn on ABC's "The Last Defense," a seven episode docu-drama that explores and exposes flaws in the American justice...
2-Aug-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UK Researchers Study New Therapy to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

The study compared the performance of weekly and monthly CAM2038, with the current standard of care, a daily sublingual dose of buprenorphine/naloxone. Results showed the drug’s non-inferiority on the primary responder rate outcome, which was...
20-Jul-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boldly Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before

Working with space commercialization company Space Tango, a team of UK College of Pharmacy researchers are studying the potential medicinal benefits of sending plants to space.
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Available to Comment on Controversy Re: Use of Aspirin to Prevent Diabetes, Heart Attack and Stroke

28-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT


UK Communication Professor Seeks Drug Disposal Solutions

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...
19-Jul-2018 4:15 PM EDT


UK Professor Assists with Development of Guidelines for Treating Opioid Use Disorder

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.
6-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST


Cardiologist to Present Data from Major Clinical Trial on Heart Disease Resulting from Breast Cancer Treatment

5-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EST

How Is an Olympian's Heart Different?

In this video, Dr. Vincent Sorrell of the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky describes how an athlete's heart evolves to accommodate increased demand.
23-Feb-2018 3:55 PM EST


Another Alzheimer's Drug Failure: Are We Nearing the End of our Rope on the Anti-Amyloid Hypothesis?

19-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST

Expert Available to Talk About Long Acting Reversible Contraception Including IUDs, Implants and Shots.

26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Dr. Christian Lattermann Becomes First Surgeon in Kentucky and Midwest to Perform MACI - a New Technology in Cartilage Repair Which He Helped Move Toward FDA Approval.

2-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST

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