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UK Part of National Collaboration to Study Long COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2022) — The University of Kentucky is participating in a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (long COVID) or develop new or returning...

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UK, Other Kentucky Medical Schools Team Up for Statewide Blood Drive

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2022) — The University of Kentucky College of Medicinehas once again teamed up with other medical schools from the state for the monthlong MedMadness Blood Donation Competition.Since...

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New Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Memory Clinic Expanding Research and Enhancing Patient Care

LEXINGTON, KY. (Jan. 11, 2022) — The world looks to The University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging for answers to the mysteries of dementia, and the elderly rely on them for help in charting their...

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Markey Cancer Foundation Receives ACS Grant to Help Patients Overcome Access to Care Barriers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 21, 2021) — Cancer patients undergoing treatment sometimes travel far from home to receive the right cancer care, which can create a financial burden. That’s why the American Cancer...

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Graduate Student Gains 'Vital' Experience with VITAL Alliance Researching COVID-19

Martha Sim, MD, a graduate student at the College of Medicine, knew it was possible she would witness a pandemic in her lifetime, but she did not expect it to happen so early in her research career. Yet in...

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Researchers Map Glycosylation Patterns Associated With Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2021) — Using new methodology, University of Kentucky researchers have mapped the variations in sugar chains attached to brain proteins from deceased healthy individuals or individuals...

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Opportunity Open for Appalachian Students Interested in Cancer-Focused Careers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2021) — Appalachian Kentucky high school and undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Kentucky who are interested in pursuing a cancer-focused career have the opportunity to...

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Spiny Mice Can Repair Damaged Cardiac Tissue

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2021) — Spiny mice, known for their unique ability to regrow lost skin, may also be able to preserve injured cardiac tissue according to a new study conducted by a research team from...

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Markey’s SHE in Oncology Program Provides Valuable Experience for Future Women in Science

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2021) — Hillary Thompson’s interest in science comes from a personal place — the desire to help others.“From a young age, I’ve always been interested in science — I like digging into...

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Dr. Darwin Conwell Named Chair of Internal Medicine

The College of Medicine is excited to announce the appointment of the next chair of the department of internal medicine after a comprehensive national search. Darwin L. Conwell, MD, MS, FACG, has accepted the...

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After Being Forced to Retire, Neurology Patient Credits UK for Regaining Quality of Life

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2021) — About one year ago, Lowell ‘Tom’ Coots Jr. was experiencing debilitating tremors and episodes of confusion. Because of his health issues, the former accountant was forced to end...

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Recent Publication by Sanders-Brown Researchers Looks at Issue of Data Redundancy in Machine Learning

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2021) — Work by a group of researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging was recently published in Genes. The article looks at the use of data mining and...

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UK HealthCare/Norton Healthcare – Stroke Care Network Expands to Irvine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2021) — The UK HealthCare/Norton Healthcare – Stroke Care Network (SCN) is announcing its 37th affiliate as Mercy Health – Marcum and Wallace Hospital joins the system.Founded in 1959...

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Research Supports Multidisciplinary Approach for Pediatric Diabetes Management

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2021) — Recently published research from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and UK HealthCare Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center found high rates of traumatic exposure and...

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'UK at the Half': Meet UK Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 29, 2021) — For this “UK at the Half,” Lisa Cassis, vice president for research at the University of Kentucky, shares how leaders across campus came together to find a path forward for...

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‘UK at the Half’: Learn About the Markey STRONG Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2021) — For this “UK at the Half,” Kathleen O’Connor, Ph.D., researcher and associate director of cancer education and mentoring at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, and...

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