Molecular Biology & Genetics
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  • Jul 1 2022

Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry may lead to a new treatment against Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis.

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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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  • May 13 2022

Nearly three decades after first discovering the tumor-suppressing Par-4 “super gene” that has been shown to kill cancer cells, a team of researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is now learning about its role in preventing obesity.

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  • Feb 22 2022

Through reconstructing an evolutionary history a UK-led team, in collaboration with researchers from Mexico, have discovered that genetic differences between axolotls and other salamanders in their region of Mexico were almost indistinguishable.

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  • Dec 9 2021

Research published in Nature Regenerative Medicine shows a unique ability of this mammalian species to grow new blood vessels and reduce cardiac tissue damage after a heart attack.

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  • Oct 8 2021

A recently released paper from the Department of Physiology and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) suggests that genetics can influence response to Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

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  • Oct 5 2021

University of Kentucky College of Medicine researchers were part of a recently published study giving insight into how limb development evolved in vertebrates.

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  • Aug 6 2021

University of Kentucky alumnus Mosoka Fallah, Ph.D., is on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in Liberia.

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  • May 10 2021

Recipients will receive a three-year annual stipend for a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM-related field.

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  • Jan 14 2021

The research team will take a closer look at how the muscle weakness associated with Marfan syndrome leads to problems with hip joint muscle function, muscle morphology and gait mechanics. The exact association of these factors with the onset of hip joint pain and cartilage degeneration is unknown and of particular interest to the researchers.