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.