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An Update on COVID-19 According to UK Health Experts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2021) — On Aug. 24, 2021, University of Kentucky senior Zakeya Baker sat down with health experts Becky Dutch, Ph.D, and Alice Thornton, M.D., to ask questions about COVID-19, vaccines...

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Publications for the month of August 2021

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of August 2021.1: Hammill JT, Sviripa VM, Kril LM, Ortiz D, Fargo CM, Kim HS, Chen Y, Rector J, Rice AL, Domagalska MA, Begley KL, Liu C,...

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UK Junior Kayli Bolton Named Astronaut Scholar

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2021) — University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced biology and Lewis Honors College student Kayli Bolton is one of 2021’s 60 recipients to be awarded...

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Dr. Tianyan Gao Named Acting Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce its selection of Tianyan Gao, PhD, as acting chair of the department of molecular and cellular biochemistry.Dr. Gao has dedicated more than...

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Publications for the month of July 2021

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of July 2021.1: Smith CN, Blackburn JS. PRL-3 promotes a positive feedback loop between STAT1/2-induced gene expression and glycolysis in...

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UK Experts Tackle Delta Variant Questions

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 19, 2021) — As the SARS-CoV-2 delta variant continues to spread across the United States and hospitals’ COVID-positive intake numbers climb again, many questions remain around both vaccine...

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Publications for the month of June 2021

The Department had twelve publications listed in PubMed for the month of June 2021.1: Jin H, Moseley HNB. Hierarchical Harmonization of Atom-Resolved Metabolic Reactions across Metabolic Databases. Metabolites...

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UK Neuroscience Research Priority Area Brings Diverse Groups Together to Advance Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 30, 2021) — The University of Kentucky’s Neuroscience Research Priority Area (NRPA) supports a "collaborative matrix," bringing together diverse groups of investigators, trainees and...

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UK’s Sanders-Brown Researchers Discover Polyamines Prevent Collection of Alzheimer’s Disease Protein

A study by several researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) was recently highlighted in AlzForum. The study focuses on polyamines, the nitrogen-packed aliphatic...

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Posted - Jun 7Read More

Publications for the month of May 2021

The Department had twelve publications listed in PubMed for the month of May 2021.1: Zhang Z, Cheng L, Zhang Q, Kong Y, He D, Li K, Rea M, Wang J, Wang R, Liu J, Li Z, Yuan C, Liu E, Fondufe-Mittendorf YN, Li...

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New UK Research May Offer Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 4, 2021) — University of Kentucky Department of Neuroscience Professor Greg Gerhardt, Ph.D., hypothesizes that the balance of glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) — two main...

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VITAL: An Alliance Building the Infrastructure to Expand UK’s Disease Research Capability

Beth Garvy, PhD, and Sidney Whiteheart, PhD, originally planned to study blood clotting in HIV-positive patients when they first approached one another to establish a unified research team. Then COVID-19...

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MSMS Program Prepares Shaw Powell for Research Career

In elementary school, Shaw Powell’s favorite subjects were art, physical education, and science, and in that order. Interestingly, the Northern Kentucky native’s career has followed this same trajectory.First...

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COVID-19 Devastation in India Hits Home for Many South Asian Americans at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2021) – Though she grew up in California, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center research assistant Sumati Hasani spent many summers of her childhood visiting her extended family...

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 15 UK Students, Alums

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 10, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 10 students and recent graduates have been selected to receive government-funded National...

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Publications for the month of April 2021

The Department had nine publications listed in PubMed for the month of April 2021.1: Erfani S, Hua H, Pan Y, Zhou BP, Yang XH. The Context-Dependent Impact of Integrin-Associated CD151 and Other Tetraspanins...

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