The team includes researchers (left to right) Anu Annabathula, Jacklyn Vollmer, W. Jay Christian, Shyanika Rose, Judy van de Venne and Ariel Arthur. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo
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  • Jun 21 2021

A five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will support a study on how local policies impact groups – including communities of color, low-income populations and youth – that are more likely to use flavored tobacco products.

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The scientists and scholars at the University of Kentucky are remarkable people. Some of them have a very personal connection to field they have chosen: a family member battling addiction or disease. Some of them began their journey based on curiosity. A drive to find out why the world works the way it does.

What they all have in common is a passion to ignite progress and partner across fields and with communities to confront, head on, the most profound challenges. Research can do that, and our researchers tell you why and how.

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  • Dec 07 2020

It has been nearly one year since SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) changed the world. With millions of people infected and over a quarter-million dead in the United States (U.S.), the novel coronavirus continues its pervasive hold on our health and well-being.