UK researchers (from left) Matthew Gentry, Haining Zhu and Lisha Kuang co-authored a study that shows a class of antibiotics could be a promising therapy for frontotemporal dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

Antibiotics Could Be Promising Treatment for Form of Dementia

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine have found that a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides could be a promising treatment for frontotemporal dementia.Results of their proof...

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Publications for the month of December, 2019

The Department finished the year with nine publications listed in PubMed for the month of December 2019.1: Chaton CT, Rodriguez ES, Reed RW, Li J, Kenner CW, Korotkov KV. Structural analysis of mycobacterial...

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Publications for the month of November, 2019

In November the Department had seven new publications listed in PubMed.1: Li H, Li J, Han R, Deng X, Shi J, Huang H, Hamad N, McCaughley A, Liu J, Wang C, Chen K, Wei D, Qiang J, Thatcher S, Wu Y, Liu C,...

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Publications for the month of October, 2019

In October the Department had eight new publications listed in PubMed.1: Burggraaf MJ, Speer A, Meijers AS, Ummels R, van der Sar AM, Korotkov KV, Bitter W, Kuijl C. Type VII Secretion Substrates of Pathogenic...

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Publications for the month of September, 2019

In September the Department had ten new publications listed in PubMed.1: Zhang J, Liu Y, Jiang K, Jia J. Hedgehog signaling promotes lipolysis in adipose tissue through directly regulating Bmm/ATGL lipase. Dev...

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Innovative Research Finds HIV Patients at Higher Risk for Blood Clots

Decades of research and treatment advances have helped extend the lives of many people living with HIV, but while these patients live longer, their risk of developing dangerous blood clots increases as much as...

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'Behind the Blue': How UK Researchers are Working to Beat Pediatric Cancer

The world of pediatric cancer treatment has seen huge advancements in treatments over the past 60 years – in the 1950s, less than 10 percent of children were cured of their cancer. Today, the number of...

Tags - Pediatrics, Biochemistry

Posted - Sep 12Read More

Markey Researchers Solve 100-year-old Scientific Mystery

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have made a breakthrough discovery that solves a mystery long forgotten by science and have identified a potentially novel avenue in pre-clinical...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Biochemistry

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Publications for the month of August, 2019

In August the Department had six new publications listed in PubMed.1: Slaughter KB, Dutch RE. Transmembrane domain dissociation is required for Hendra F protein fusogenic activity. J Virol. 2019 Aug 28. pii:...

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Publications for the month of July, 2019

In July the Department had four publications listed in PubMed.1: Brewer MK, Uittenbogaard A, Austin GL, Segvich DM, DePaoli-Roach A, Roach PJ, McCarthy JJ, Simmons ZR, Brandon JA, Zhou Z, Zeller J, Young LEA,...

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Preclinical Study of Therapeutic Strategy for Lafora Disease Shows Promise

A team of scientists have designed and tested a novel and promising therapeutic strategy for treating Lafora Disease (LD), a fatal form of childhood epilepsy. This new type of drug, known as an antibody-enzyme...

Tags - Biochemistry

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Publications for the month of June, 2019

In June the Department had five publications listed in PubMed.1: Yanckello LM, Young LEA, Hoffman JD, Mohney RP, Keaton MA, Abner E, Lin AL. Caloric Restriction Alters Postprandial Responses of Essential Brain...

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Publications for the month of May, 2019

In May the Department had ten publications listed in PubMed.1: Harper NW, Hodges KB, Stewart RL, Wu J, Huang B, O'Connor KL, Romond EH. Adjuvant Treatment of Triple-Negative Metaplastic Breast Cancer With...

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People Behind Our Research: Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf and the Epigenetics of Cancer

University of Kentucky researcher Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf affectionately describes the formation of her career as an “accident.”Originally hailing from the Republic of Cameroon, Africa, Fondufe-Mittendorf...

Tags - Research, Women in Medicine

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Publications for the month of April, 2019

In April the Department had seven publications listed in PubMed. 1: Xie Y, Kril LM, Yu T, Zhang W, Frasinyuk MS, Bondarenko SP, Kondratyuk KM, Hausman E, Martin ZM, Wyrebek PP, Liu X, Deaciuc A, Dwoskin LP,...

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Publications for the month of March, 2019

In March the Department had eight publications. That makes 32 listed in PubMed for the first quarter of the year! 1: Kinder JT, Klimyte EM, Chang A, Williams JV, Dutch RE. Human metapneumovirus fusion protein...

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