People Behind Our Research
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  • May 23 2019

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.

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  • Mar 8 2019

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.

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  • Dec 4 2018

With funds from NIH, Chris Waters is studying the biomechanics of lung healing to help patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

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  • Sep 12 2018

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.

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  • Apr 11 2018

UK computational chemist Chad Risko starts at the atomic level to design new materials for lithium ion batteries and electrical grid storage.

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  • Feb 26 2018

With the Markey Cancer Center, Ellingson uses molecular docking as a filtering process to efficiently and safely screen potential drugs before real-world experiments begin.

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  • Jan 29 2018

In a new $2.9 million NIDA-funded project, William Stoops will compare the health effects of reduced cocaine use with abstinence.

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  • Oct 25 2017

This project will collect, transcribe, edit and publish the complete writings of Dickinson, who wrote more for the American cause than any other founding father.

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  • Aug 24 2017

Kip Guy, Pharmacy Dean, is discovering and developing new drugs for neglected diseases.

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  • Jul 17 2017

The similarities between a plant and human protein may be the key to curing Lafora disease.