Research Priorities - Neuroscience
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  • Jun 29 2022

A recent publication from UK researchers explains the importance of identifying and understanding how differences between tissues and cells alter gene expression without changing underlying genetic code.

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  • Jun 15 2022

A new UK College of Medicine study has identified potential targets to develop a therapy that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease. 

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  • Jun 14 2022

Research published from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is providing the most definitive assessment yet of the prevalence of a form of dementia classified in 2019 and now known as LATE.

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  • Mar 16 2022

The world’s first clinical trial for a form of dementia identified in 2019 is officially underway by researchers at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.

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  • Mar 10 2022

UK Women’s Basketball Coach Kyra Elzy is passionate about Alzheimer’s disease research because of her close relationships with her grandmother, Mary Elzy, and her college basketball coach.

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  • Feb 17 2022

A new program funded by a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide four years of scholarship support for up to 15 qualifying incoming students per year majoring in biology or neuroscience.

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  • Feb 10 2022

Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) among many notable leaders from across the country.

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  • Feb 2 2022

A team of researchers from the UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) is working to identify new proteins that are destructive to the brain.

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  • Jan 11 2022

The expanded clinic welcomed the first participant into their new home on Dec. 20, 2021. The new facility is a one-stop shop for memory care and support.

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  • Jan 4 2022

Anika Hartz, a researcher for the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, looks at drugs and therapies that might repair damaged blood vessels in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.