People Behind Our Research
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  • Feb 19 2020

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.

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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.