Seth DeBolt leads the genome mapping team that includes the University of Tennessee, Pennsylvania State University and the U.S. Forest Service. They are collecting grafts and acorns from the "46 Tree" to begin the research.
New research at UK has confirmed that the presence of XX sex chromosomes increases the amount of fat circulating in the blood, which leads to narrowing of the arteries and ultimately a higher risk of heart attacks and coronary artery disease.
This summer, high school students from Appalachian Kentucky spent five weeks at UK gathering real-life experience in oncology training and research as part of the UK Markey Cancer Center's successful ACTION Program.
The Active Women’s Health Initiative (AWHI) is one of four major research initiatives housed at the SMRI, building upon the 25+ years of research that came to UK in 2015 with the arrival of current College of Health Sciences Dean Scott Lephart.
As a busy trauma surgeon, Dr. Phillip Chang saw his fair share of patients who were dealing with significant pain. As per the standards then, these patients would receive opioids for pain management. Most recovered and were weaned off the medication as planned.