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Center of Membrane Sciences Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant to Develop a Membrane Purification Platform

The goal of the project is to create a membrane-based downstream purification platform for large-scale continuous biomanufacturing of viral vectors and virus-like particles (VLPs).
17-Nov-2022 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sanders-Brown researcher receives $1.7 million to study adverse effects of Alzheimer’s drugs

Donna Wilcock, Ph.D., of the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) was awarded a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant for her lab’s exploration of adverse effects of two new Alzheimer’s disease drugs —...
2-Nov-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Spreading Hope Through Humor — Markey Cancer Patient, Comedian Shares Her Story

As a stand-up comedian, Debra Faulk is an expert at transforming the most difficult and uncomfortable moments of her life into something that lifts others. Active in the local comedy scene, the 54-year-old Lexington native uses standup as a platform...
28-Oct-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Markey Cancer Center earns accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).
28-Oct-2022 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky Researchers Create New Cancer Fighting Compound

A University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher’s team developed new chemical compounds that show promise as a potential anticancer therapy to treat aggressive tumors. The study led by Samuel G. Awuah, Ph.D., was published in Chemical...
27-Oct-2022 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

English Professor’s Book Probes How Cold War Policies Helped Create Post-Colonial Literature

A new book by Peter Kalliney, William J. and Nina B. Tuggle chair in English in the University of Kentucky's College of Arts & Sciences, looks at ways in which rival superpowers used cultural diplomacy and the political police to influence writers.
13-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Markey Cancer Center receives Merck Foundation grant to advance equitable cancer care in Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center received a grant through the Alliance for Equity in Cancer Care, an initiative funded by the Merck Foundation. The Alliance is designed to make cancer care more equitable in the U.S. by helping...
7-Oct-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association announces UK's Donna Wilcock as new editor-in-chief

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes the University of Kentucky’s Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D., as the new editor-in-chief of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.Since its inception in 2005, Alzheimer’s &...
3-Oct-2022 4:10 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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