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Cover Story

Clinical Trials: A Human Safety Net for New Drugs & Treatments
UK researchers are fighting disease on new fronts through clinical trials focused on more effective treatment for lung cancer, macular degeneration, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy, asthma, and thyroid cancer. [pdf] [html]

Features

From the Beltway to the Bluegrass
Armed with 30 years' experience at the NIH, Wendy Baldwin is happy to be back in Kentucky and working to strengthen UK's research programs. [pdf] [html]

Putting Away the Past
Kate Chard designed a highly successful therapy program—11 years in the making—to help adults process and overcome childhood sexual abuse. [pdf] [html]

Under Pressure
UK scientists are creating tomorrow's nanoscale ceramic materials with pressurized CO2 and fluorinated surfactants. [pdf] [html]

Beware the Shape-shifter
Glenn Telling is trying to answer the question of whether deer and elk killer CWD, following mad cow's precedent, could spawn a disease that infects humans. [pdf] [html]

A Mouthful of Evidence
Two UK researchers seek to prove cause and effect between low-birthweight babies and expectant mothers with periodontal disease. [pdf] [html]

2002-2003 University Research Professors
Thomas Leinbach: Bolstering Indonesia's Rural Economy
Timothy McClintock: Making Sense of Smell
Andrew Klapper: Finding Structure in Randomness
Gary Ferland: Configuring Quasars
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Research Outreach

Prime Number: 22 Million (Dollars)
One of the largest grants ever received by UK will support math and science teaching in 52 Appalachian school districts. [pdf] [html]

Book End

Hollywood's Indian
UK's Armando Prats follows a childhood love of the Western to publish a book on myth and identity in the American Western. [pdf] [html]