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  • Apr 7 2021

Many undergraduates participate in research alongside UK’s world-class faculty. This high impact learning experience allows undergraduates to explore career options and set themselves apart for graduate or professional school or employment.

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  • Apr 5 2021

A number of UK experts will be presenting their work in the field of opioid use disorder research, treatment and prevention this week at the 2021 Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit, held virtually this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

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  • Apr 2 2021

The UK vaccination clinic has marked a monumental milestone in the fight against the virus — administering 180,000+ COVID-19 vaccines to citizens across the Commonwealth, including front-line health care workers, first responders, teachers, school personnel and people over age 70. Members of the entire UK community have joined forces to help the community meet this unprecedented challenge.

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  • Mar 31 2021

The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to promote careers for underrepresented populations, first-generation college students, and girls and women in STEM. START is funded by a five-year, $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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  • Nov 20 2020

Depression can be harder to address in rural parts of Kentucky where not only is there a shortage of mental health providers, there is a stigma surrounding mental health.

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  • Nov 16 2020

“Although the pandemic changed our plans for an in-person celebration, we are looking forward to spotlighting the initiatives that are moving our mission forward, as well as honoring the individuals who had the vision to establish the center and help lay our foundations.”

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  • Sep 14 2020

While the collaborative research between Beam Suntory and the Beam Institute looks at issues with specific distilleries, it also looks at how its operations as well as outside activities impact the local watershed and how to ensure it is properly cared for.

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  • Sep 3 2020

We recognize the need to move with a sense of urgency even as we know this is not a semester-long or yearlong initiative. We are writing tomorrow’s history today.

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  • Aug 11 2020

Artemisia annua or "Sweet Annie" has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries. With potential to treat a variety of cancers & even COVID-19, this plant is more relevant than ever & UK is showing how we can take it from Kentucky fields to the lab to our patients.

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  • Jun 18 2020

UK College of Medicine researchers are using the special antibodies made by alpacas, called nanobodies, to help understand the novel coronavirus and potentially develop a treatment that could protect people from being infected.