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Sanders-Brown researchers receive $20.5 million from National Institute on Aging

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been awarded a $20.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The P01 award exemplifies...
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University of Kentucky-led project awarded $2.5 million by NSF to study climate change, biodiversity

A study led by the University of Kentucky has been selected for funding by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) “Biodiversity on a Changing Planet” program, an international, transdisciplinary effort that addresses major challenges related...
29-Aug-2022 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF-funded engineering research to combat medical device infections

For her most recent project, “Mechanical Mechanisms of Biofilm Survival on Implant Surfaces,” Dr. Martha Grady, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of...
26-Aug-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sanders-Brown director receives funding to advance work on potential drug

Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is part of a $1.5 million grant to help further research into a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. A four-year grant from the National...
19-Aug-2022 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Betamethasone could improve outcomes for prostate cancer radiation therapy

A new study published by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers suggests that the common steroid betamethasone could be used to reduce unwanted side effects of radiation treatments for prostate cancer.
12-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Kentucky Childrens Hospital celebrates 25 years of serving Kentucky’s children

On Aug. 23, Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) will celebrate its 25th anniversary of serving the children of the Commonwealth. The hospital has grown since 1997, in both physical capacity and in the types of specialty care for every child, from...
9-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky, UK HealthCare focusing relief efforts in Eastern Kentucky

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is dealing with a second catastrophic weather event in just a matter of months. Back in December, areas of Western Kentucky were decimated by some of the strongest tornadoes to hit the state in recent memory. This time,...
3-Aug-2022 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK HealthCare, Community Leaders Celebrate Opening of New Sanders-Brown Clinic

Today (July 25), UK HealthCare and community leaders celebrated the full opening of the Sanders-Brown Memory Clinic at Turfland. The new, larger clinic replaces the former Sanders-Brown facilities along North Broadway in Lexington. The world...
28-Jul-2022 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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UK Psychology Expert Offers Ways to Help Children Cope With COVID Anxiety

In the Q&A session below, Michelle Martel, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky, shares her expertise and offers tips for helping your child cope with COVID anxiety.
6-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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University of Kentucky Researcher a Force in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

At a time when incidence of Lyme disease is rising across the U.S., a study led by University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Brian Stevenson, Ph.D., may provide a significant impact in the fight against the disease. A new study will...
17-Sep-2021 10:20 AM EDT

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

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