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An Update on COVID-19 According to UK Health Experts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2021) — On Aug. 24, 2021, University of Kentucky senior Zakeya Baker sat down with health experts Becky Dutch, Ph.D, and Alice Thornton, M.D., to ask questions about COVID-19, vaccines...

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Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Lisa Tannock

Lisa Tannock, MD, is senior associate dean for faculty affairs and development at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as well as a professor of medicine. September is Women in Medicine Month. In...

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Lt. Gov. Coleman, Female Legislators Highlight UK’s Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2021) — As part of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and several of Kentucky’s female legislators joined UK HealthCare to highlight the long...

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UK Junior Kayli Bolton Named Astronaut Scholar

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2021) — University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced biology and Lewis Honors College student Kayli Bolton is one of 2021’s 60 recipients to be awarded...

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UK HealthCare Launches Pediatric Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2021) — UK HealthCare recently launched a new Pediatric Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinical and Research Program to improve treatment for children diagnosed with or at high risk for...

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UK Study: Healthy Dietary Intake Associated With Lower Brain Iron, Better Cognition in Older Adults

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2021) — Research conducted at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine suggests that higher intake of specific nutrients is associated with lower brain iron concentration and...

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Markey Makes Major Impact on National Genomics Trial

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hit another major milestone in its collaboration with the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) — since joining...

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UK Researcher a Force in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2021) — 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...

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African American Research Training Scholars Present Neuroscience Research at 1st Symposium

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) hosted a symposium last week featuring its first class of African American Research Training...

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Watch Live: UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Receives $14.5 Million to Continue Alzheimer's Disease Research and Outreach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2021) — Watch live at 10:30 a.m. as the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) announces $14.5 million in renewed funding for its Alzheimer’s Disease Research...

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New Markey Initiative Helps Affiliates Deliver Cancer Care Closer to Home

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2021) —​ The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center launched a new initiative to create a connected, integrated statewide cancer provider network. As the only cancer center in...

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Pilot Grants Expand Substance Use Research Opportunities

By Elizabeth Chapin WednesdayLEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2021) — New pilot grants at the University of Kentucky are supporting innovative research to further understand causes and treatments of substance use...

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BLOG: UK, Fayette County Schools' STEM Pipeline Program

As summer camp season wraps up and a new school year begins, this “Research Made Possible” podcast shares how University of Kentucky researchers across campus are targeting science, technology, engineering and...

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Intergenerational Initiative Will Offer Toys with a Purpose in Hazard

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) in Hazard, Kentucky, in partnership with the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN),...

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New UK Study Offers Insight on How Resistance Training Burns Fat

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine and College of Health Sciences study add to growing evidence that resistance exercise has unique benefits for fat...

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UK Alumnus on COVID-19 Frontlines in Liberia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2021) — When times are tough, a University of Kentucky alumnus can always be found helping others. In the case of Mosoka Fallah, Ph.D., it’s more than just a helping hand — it’s...

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