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Hillard's Cancer Battle Inspires Him to Help Others

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2021) — Jack Hillard of Lexington has dedicated his life to supporting cancer patients. When he became one, he didn’t let that stop him.Hillard’s journey with cancer started in 1993,...

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BIRCWH Program Accepting Applications for Women's Health Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program is now accepting applications for scholars and associates interested...

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UKHC Cardiologist Named President of the KYACC

Dr. Gretchen Wells, director of UK HealthCare Women’s Heart Program at the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute, will assume office as president of the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (...

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Experimental Treatment Shows Promise in Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 1, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Department of Emergency Medicine, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky Departments of Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology, is part of a...

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New Research Illuminates School Staff Experiences through COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2021) — An ongoing study led by University of Kentucky researchers is giving school staff, including teachers, a needed outlet to voice their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Research Looks at Impact of Patient Sex on Treatment Strategies for Spinal Cord Injuries

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2021) — Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are not only life-threatening at the time of the event, but they can also lead to secondary complications and loss of function in sensory and motor...

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'Behind the Blue': Rebecca Dutch Discusses Current Efforts in Fighting COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2021) — Rebecca Dutch, chair of the University of Kentucky's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, continues to help lead researchers and faculty from multiple disciplines...

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Markey’s ACTION Program Develops Cancer Education Curriculum for Appalachian Schools

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2021) – After conducting a study to assess the need for cancer education materials in Appalachian Kentucky, members of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center’s Appalachian...

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Patient Gets Second Chance at Life After Heart Transplant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2021) – Charles Hill always considered himself a nearly perfect picture of health and it is something that he worked hard for.Hill, an Army and Navy veteran, was an avid gym-goer,...

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Baumann Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award After Nearly 50 Years Dedicated to Child Neurology

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2021) — At age 13, Robert Baumann began working at a children’s camp owned by his family, shaping his desire to find a career in which he could help children. “I also thought the brain...

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'There was Hope' – Massachusetts Patient Finds Treatment for Rare Cancer at Markey

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2021) — For Massachusetts resident Sherry Irwin, an unexpected bout of breathlessness was the first inkling that something was amiss. A retired primary care physician, she was doing...

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Goldstein Writes JAMA Editorial on Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Screening

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2021) — Dr. Larry Goldstein, chair of the University of Kentucky’s Department of Neurology, defends and elaborates on a recent statement by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (...

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College of Medicine Appoints Thread Leaders to Enhance Medical Student Curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is committed to enhancing its medical school curriculum and ensuring students are introduced to a variety of important topics as they pursue their medical...

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K-RALD: An Alliance Providing a Cohesive Approach to Pulmonary Research

Peter Morris, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and a pulmonary/critical care faculty member at UK HealthCare, pulls up a map showing the U.S. prevalence of chronic...

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Research Establishes a New Method to Predict Individual Risk of Cognitive Decline

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2021) — The early prognosis of high-risk older adults for amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), using non-invasive and sensitive neuromarkers, is key for early prevention of...

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Markey Joins Nationwide Effort to Encourage Resumption of Cancer Screening, Treatment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is teaming up with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other leading...

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