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Publications for the month of September 2020

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of September 2020.1: Kinder JT, Moncman CL, Barrett C, Jin H, Kallewaard N, Dutch RE. Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Metapneumovirus...

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UK Researchers Identify COVID-19 Blood Clotting Cause

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) — A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots that...

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Publications for the month of August 2020

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of August 2020.1: Smeltzer S, Quadri Z, Miller A, Zamudio F, Hunter J, Stewart NJF, Saji S, Lee DC, Chaput D, Selenica MB. Hypusination of...

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UK Researchers Awarded $1.1 Million Grant to Develop Metabolomics Data Analysis Tools

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2020) – The National Science Foundation recently awarded a three-year, $1,163,869 grant to the University of Kentucky to develop new state-of-the-art metabolomics data analysis tools...

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SOPS, OTC Announce Winners of Postdoctoral Pitch Competition Sponsored by UKIC, VPR

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2020) — The University of Kentucky Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) hosted their first Research Pitch Competition where 19 postdocs and fellows showcased their research with one...

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Publications for the month of July 2020

The Department had nine publications listed in PubMed for the month of July 2020.1: Arenas A, Chen J, Kuang L, Barnett KR, Kasarskis EJ, Gal J, Zhu H. Lysine acetylation regulates the RNA binding, subcellular...

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UK Projects Receive NIH KYNETIC Product Development Awards

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 27, 2020) — The Kentucky Network for Innovation and Commercialization (KYNETIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is excited to announce that five of the seven projects...

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Health Professional School Boot Camp Keeps Students Engaged Online

Throughout the summer the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has been part of a University-wide pilot program aiming to help boost resumes and build important skills for both UK and non-UK students.The...

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UK Virologist Shares What We Know About COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 22, 2020) — Early this spring, University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answered some of our initial questions about COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease. We...

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Publications for the month of June 2020

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of June 2020.1: Garcia EG, Veloso A, Oliveira ML, Allen JR, Loontiens S, Brunson D, Do D, Yan C, Morris R, Iyer S, Garcia SP, Iftimia N, Van...

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UK Research Could Pave Way for Noonan-like Syndrome Treatment

A University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher has been awarded $1.9 million to continue research examining molecular pathogenesis of Noonan-like syndrome. Emilia Galperin, Ph.D., professor in the...

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Posted - Jul 1Read More

 Antibodies from Big Boy, Emperor and Blue Eyes are helping UK researchers understand COVID-19 and potentially develop a treatment that could protect people from being infected. Photo by Ben Corwin, Research Communications.

Alpacas Could be the Secret Weapon Against COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 18, 2020) — Alpacas Big Boy, Blue Eyes and Emperor may hold the key to combating COVID-19. Their antibodies could offer a defense against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease....

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CURE Alliance Uniting COVID-19 Research Across UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2020) — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Kentucky experts quickly mobilized and pivoted their research to unite in the fight against the novel coronavirus.UK...

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Publications for the month of May 2020

The Department had four publications listed in PubMed for the month of May 2020.1: Banerjee M, Huang Y, Joshi S, Popa GJ, Mendenhall MD, Wang QJ, Garvy BA, Myint T, Whiteheart SW. Platelets Endocytose Viral...

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UK Receives Prestigious Grant from National Institute of Neurological Disorders

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 22, 2020) — University of Kentucky College of Medicine scientist Matthew Gentry is one of 20 recipients of a prestigious R35 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders (...

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Publications for the month of April 2020

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of April 2020.1: Han R, Hensley PJ, Li J, Zhang Y, Stark TW, Heller A, Qian H, Shi J, Liu Z, Huang JA, Jin T, Wei X, Zhou BP, Wu Y, Kyprianou...

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