Linda J. Van Eldik, director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at UK, co-authored a paper reporting the first human clinical study of a drug candidate that suppresses injury and disease-induced inflammation of the brain.
The award is given in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.
The COVID-19 Unified Research Experts (CURE) Alliance team, a new workgroup within UK’s College of Medicine, is bringing together UK experts from across the campus to focus on advising COVID-19 patient care and clinical trials based on emerging research and potential treatment options.
On this week’s edition of the “Behind the Blue” podcast, Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications talks with Nick Heebner and Kimberly Tumlin about a new research effort, the Equestrian Athlete Initiative.
The COVID-19 Unified Research Experts (CURE) Alliance team, a new workgroup within UK’s College of Medicine, is bringing together UK experts from across the campus to focus on advising COVID-19 patient care and clinical trials.
When you look back at a 45-year career, there are a multitude of moments that stand out. For Allan Butterfield, Professor of Biological Chemistry in the UK College of Arts & Sciences, his signature discovery grew from just such a Eureka moment on the sidewalk on campus.
“We have the capability to create a membrane that would not only effectively filter out the novel coronavirus like the N95 mask does, but deactivate the virus completely, this innovation would further slow and even prevent the virus from spreading."
Rebecca Dutch typically studies the steps of infection for viruses, but she's taking a closer look at the novel coronavirus these days and leading the College of Medicine’s COVID-19 Unified Research Experts (CURE) Alliance team.
The James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits is making sanitizer and creating an instructional video for distillers who want to do the same. The multidisciplinary Beam Institute is naturally suited for projects of this nature, with experts in biotechnology, chemistry and engineering.