Curiosity and an eagerness to learn led Darwin Conwell, M.D., to a career as a medical pancreatologist. Now the chair of internal medicine, Conwell brings his passion for science and education to the College of Medicine and UK HealthCare.
UK College of Medicine researcher Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., has dedicated her career to developing a better understanding of how the immune system works, paving the way for improving how people respond to vaccines and infections.
In this edition of People Behind Our Research, UK's Ann Stowe explains her work to understand how inflammation after stroke can be shaped to support rewiring in the brain and recovery of function that might be lost with injury.
Could people in Eastern Kentucky, whose primary water sources have high levels of arsenic, take zinc to prevent cancer? Cancer epigeneticist Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf says her data points to this non-invasive fix.
For International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we are highlighting women of UK. Researcher and Appalachian Kentucky native Michele Staton has a passion to help incarcerated women struggling with substance abuse.
With funds from NIH, Barbara Nikolajczyk is tracking the trajectory of type 2 diabetes. She's following metabolically healthy people as they naturally progress to diabetes, looking for potential drug targets along the way.