LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2016) — Alumni from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry will use this weekend's homecoming as a chance to connect with Drs. Benjamin Nero and Robert Biggerstaff and raise funds for the Drs. Nero and Biggerstaff Diversity Scholarship Endowment at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2016) —Third-year medical student Perry Hooper won big at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s annual Academic Convocation and Awards Day held recently. Hooper won four awards, the most of any student, including the Cobern E. Ott Award and Anatomy Student Mentor Program Award.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 13, 2016) — A recent study led by University of Kentucky researchers illuminates a new way that tobacco smoke may promote the development of lung cancer: inhibiting a DNA repair process called nucleotide excision repair (NER).
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 3, 2016) — Inadequate blood flow to the brain due to microinfarcts, mini-strokes, or strokes is a hallmark of a disease called Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID). VCID is the second most common cause of dementia, and researchers estimate that 40-60% of Alzheimer’s disease patients also have VCID.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2016) — Drs. Darren Johnson and Christian Lattermann, both professors in the University of Kentucky Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, have been ranked as two of the “16 Standout North American Sports Knee Surgeons” by the publication Orthopedics This Week, the most widely read publication in the Orthopedics industry.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) has been awarded an $8.25 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue and further research and clinical initiatives geared toward treating Alzheimer's disease.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is one of the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” in Becker’s Hospital Review magazine's recently released compilation of leading cancer care providers in the United States.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center's Dr. Gerhard Hildebrandt was honored at the American Cancer Society (ACS) Belles & Beaus Ball held Aug. 6.
Hildebrandt, chief of the Division of Hematology & Blood and Marrow Transplantation at UK, was chosen as one of the 10 honorees this year for his support of the ACS Lexington Hope Lodge via patient referrals, participating in dinner groups and being an outspoken advocate of ACS lodging programs.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 27, 2016) — UK College of Health Sciences Professor Karen Skaff recently won the Alfred C. Fones Award from the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA). The Alfred C. Fones Award is given to someone who has made lasting contributions to the dental hygiene profession for more than 25 years. Skaff received the honor at the 93rd Annual Session of the ADHA Center for Lifelong Learning held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in June.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2016) — This year’s Southern Orthopaedic Association meeting brought a lot of the Big Blue Nation to gator country. The annual meeting gives orthopaedic and sports medicine doctors the opportunity to meet and learn about advancements in the field. The meeting took place July 27-30 in Naples, Florida.
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