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MIMG Faculty meet with Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth

Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Faculty Members Beth Garvy, Charlie Lutz, Subbarao Bondada and University of Louisville Faculty Member Michele Kosiewicz (UL) represented the American...

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Posted - Jun 9Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

Colleagues in Liver Disease Research, and in Life

When you ask Brett Spear about what he most admires in his wife and colleague, Martha Peterson, a smile instantly appears on his face. The pair, both professors in the University of Kentucky College of...

Tags - Microbiology, Immunology, Faculty

Posted - Mar 25Read More

MIMG Students Present Research Papers at International Meeting

Christina Savage and Will Arnold, MIMG doctoral students, have been invited to present results of their research in Vienna, Austria, at the International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis. Ms. Savage will give a...

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Posted - Oct 15Read More

UK Researchers Find “Dormant” Parasite Cysts Are Actually Quite Active

A new University of Kentucky study in the journal mBio shows that tissue cysts of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, long thought to be dormant, are quite active. Led by Anthony Sinai, professor at the UK College...

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

Clay County School Visit

On March 30 and 31st the University of Kentucky hosted a total of 150 students from Oneida and Manchester elementary schools in Clay County Kentucky. These students are participants in a study called The Clay...

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Posted - Jun 25Read More

Animesh Dhara Ph.D. & Elizabeth Watts B.S. win best posters

Congratulations to Animesh Dhara Ph.D.(postdoc) and Elizabeth Watts B.S. (lab manager) from the Sinai Lab for each having been recognized as presenting the best posters at the 13th International Congress on...

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Posted - Jun 25Read More

UK Researcher Earns NIH Funding to Expand Gender-Based Studies on Foodborne Illness

In her research, Sarah D'Orazio, associate professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, investigates why some people get sicker than others after...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

One Year After NCI Designation, Markey Continues to Grow

A year ago, a crowd of hundreds gathered in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital to celebrate a long-awaited special announcement – the unveiling of the UK Markey Cancer Center as the...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

Creating a Culture of Collaboration for Research at UK and Beyond

There's a proverb in the business world that says, "If you don’t know, hire someone who does." In the world of translational research, the saying might go like something this: "If you don't have the expertise...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

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Posted - Nov 5Read More