As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier’s gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American and Native American images, hopes to shine new light on many misrepresented Kentuckians from the state’s history.
For many UK students from Eastern Kentucky, cancer is a problem that hits far too close to home. The Career Training in Oncology Program at the UK Markey Cancer Center provides these students with an opportunity to give back and learn how they can help those who need it most.
Data presented from a Late-Breaking Clinical Trial has the potential to change the standard of care for HER2-positive breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis.
When Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term “Affrilachian” 25 years ago, he had no idea the group of colleagues who got their start inside a University of Kentucky elevator would transform into a radically influential social movement now celebrating with its first anthology of work.
Scientists, chefs and food scientists will explore the role of flavor perception in behavior at The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium
In this video, Dr. Vincent Sorrell of the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky describes how an athlete’s heart evolves to accommodate increased demand.
Jakub Famulski, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, has received an R01 grant for over $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the early formation of the anterior segment of the eye, which includes the cornea, iris, ciliary muscle, drainage canals and pupil.
At the International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium, neuroscientists, food scientists, and chefs will discuss food-brain phenomena and their role in health and medicine.
The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium features leaders in the worlds of nutrition, neuroscience and culinary arts to explore the connection between brain and behavior in the context of food.
University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researcher Jessica Blackburn has earned a prestigious National Institutes of Health’s New Innovator Award, a grant totaling $1.5 million over five years to fund pediatric cancer research.