A team of investigators has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a "bad guy" in the development of heart disease and other conditions.
The American Heart Association has awarded eight research grants totaling $1.235 million to the University of Kentucky, including the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center and the UK College of Medicine. The goal of these studies is to aid in the development of new cardiovascular treatments to reduce deaths from heart disease and stroke.
The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center. Gill Heart Insitute Cardiovascular Research Day annually attracts preeminent speakers in the field of cardiology and cardiovascular research.
The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center recently announced the winners of the 2012 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and Education. The six award winners from the fields of medicine and nursing each received a $1,000 honorarium. The awards and the recipients are as follows: