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New Study Shows Promise for Repurposing Anti-Malarial Drug for Cancer Treatment

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that chloroquine – a drug currently used to treat malaria – may be useful in treating patients with metastatic cancers.

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Ann Coker to Give Presentation on Link Between Violence Against Women and Cancer

An emerging body of research suggests that sexual abuse and intimate partner violence may increase a woman’s risk of specific forms of cancer. Ann Coker, professor in the UK College of Medicine and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women, will give a presentation on this topic at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in room 263 of the Medical College Building (MC263).

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What’s in a Grade: Guskey Co-Authors Paper Analyzing How the US Evaluates Student Learning

Thomas Guskey, of the UK College of Education's Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, is among a group of eight researchers who set out to tackle the question “what do grades mean?” Their work is the first of its kind to synthesize 100 years of research from five types of studies.

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Social Work Professor Co-Authors First National Study of Civic Service Among US Military Veterans

Research indicates that volunteer work is good for one's overall mental and physical health, reduces stress and increases social interaction. A UK College of Social Work professor co-authored a recent study that indicates volunteering improves the physical health, mental health and social outcomes for post-9/11 military veterans reintegrating into civilian life.

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