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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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Educators Create Engaging Online Workshop for Integrated Biomedical Sciences Students

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an ever-changing environment requiring quick adjustment, especially in the field of research. In response to the pandemic, scientists at UK ceased non-essential research...

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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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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Tested at UK Shows Positive Preclinical Results

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2020) — PDS Biotechnology, a clinical stage immunotherapy company, has announced positive results from preclinical testing conducted at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine...

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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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Dr. Sarah D’Orazio receives “Excellent Research Mentor Award”

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah D’Orazio who was a recipient for this year’s University-wide “Excellent Research Mentor Award”. Dr. D’Orazio has worked to cultivate the careers of numerous graduate,...

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UK Researchers Will Lead Study of COVID-19 Immunity

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 11, 2020) — University of Kentucky researchers have launched antibody testing that will help to understand what immunity to COVID-19 really means. Several research labs and core facilities...

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UK Launches Clinical Trial to Evaluate Novel Treatments for COVID-19

Clinical leaders from the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center, College of Medicine and College of Pharmacy have launched a clinical trial for experimental therapies to treat patients infected with...

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Bondada Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Subbarao Bondada, professor of microbiology in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Markey Cancer Center, has been named a...

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Dr. Subbarao Bondada named 2019 AAAS Fellow

Our own Dr. Subba Bondada has been elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow in the Section on Medical Sciences by the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.From Dr. Bondada's award...

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Celebrating Halloween 2019

Members of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics and staff in the Office of Biomedical Education enjoyed the opportunity to show off their Halloween outfits!

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Congratulations to the 3MT Winners at the 2019 Infectious Diseases Research Day

Eleven presenters participated in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the Fifth Annual Infectious Diseases Research Day held on October 17, 2019.From left to right:3rd place is Taylor Lundy, Graduate Student in...

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Dr. Anthony Sinai

How a South Indian Script is Changing the Way Science Views Parasite

A unique partnership between an engineer and a scientist at the University of Kentucky has produced data that is challenging prevailing wisdom about a potentially life-threatening parasite's behavior and...

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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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4th Year Beth Oates Selected as American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Young Ambassador to Kentucky

Beth Oates has been selected as the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Young Ambassador to Kentucky. As the Ambassador for Kentucky, Beth is starting an ASM student chapter at the University of Kentucky....

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4th year Gabrielle Keb awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Predoctoral Fellowship

4th year MIMG Ph.D. student Gabrielle Keb has been awarded a NIH F31—Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Predoctoral Fellowship. The award from NIAID, entitled “Chlamydia trachomatis Secreted...

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