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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

What a New Study Reveals About Selfies and Teenage Body Image

From Facebook and Twitter, to Instagram and Snapchat, it's no secret social media has become a common form of communication, but have you ever left your feeds feeling bad about yourself? If so, you’re not alone, according to a new study conducted...
31-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lafora Disease Research Benefits From the Overlap Between Plant and Human Biology

Lafora disease is an ultra-rare, congenital form of epilepsy; every patient diagnosed with it dies before they are 30. Research into the mechanisms of glycogen metabolism at the University of Kentucky show promise for treatments for this and...
24-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UK Receives $4.9 Million to Expand Program for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Kentucky

In the study, funded with the PCORI contract, Dr. Agatha Critchfield, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UK College of Medicine and medical director of PATHways, along with a multidisciplinary team, will compare two elements of...
10-May-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Possibility of New Ways to Treat, Manage Epilepsy Seizures

New findings from the University of Kentucky published in the Journal of Neuroscience demonstrate that there may be ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy.
7-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Data Debacle: Many Unaware Researchers Study Their Social Media

If you're unaware that your tweets could be analyzed by researchers and published in studies without your consent, you're not alone. A majority of Twitter users don't know that researchers often gather and study their tweets according to a new study.
12-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Expert Available to Discuss Higher Risk of Injury in Youth Flag Football Compared to Youth Tackle Football

16-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

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