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Publications for the month of December 2020

The Department had eight publications listed in PubMed for the month of December 2020.1: Arenas A, Kuang L, Zhang J, Kingren MS, Zhu H. FUS regulates autophagy by mediating the transcription of genes critical...

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Publications for the month of November 2020

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of November 2020.1: Guo W, Li K, Sun B, Xu D, Tong L, Yin H, Liao Y, Song H, Wang T, Jing B, Hu M, Liu S, Kuang Y, Ling J, Li Q, Wu Y, Wang...

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Publications for the month of October 2020

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of October 2020.1: Thamban Chandrika N, Dennis EK, Brubaker KR, Kwiatkowski S, Watt DS, Garneau-Tsodikova S. Broad-Spectrum Antifungal...

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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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Posted - Jun 19Read More

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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