Spinal Cord & Brain Injury
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  • Aug 18 2021

The University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) hosted a symposium last week featuring its first class of African American Research Training Scholars (AARTS).

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  • Feb 25 2021

Ultimately the study found that females who express the e4 allele of APOE have a negative response to intermittent hypoxia, indicating that treatment strategies may not be equally effective or beneficial for all individuals.

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  • Jul 21 2020

The National Institutes of Health award will fund ongoing research led by UK Neuroscience and Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) Professor Patrick Sullivan, Ph.D., who has studied the effects of the experimental drug MP201 on TBI.

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  • Jan 13 2020

"I really just developed a love for the campus." Mark Lovell credits a history of collaboration at UK for driving his research for the past 30 years.

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  • Apr 18 2018

A team of UK researchers have homed in on a protein, called RIT1, that may act as a master switch in the brain. A new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help them explore RIT1 as a possible target for treatments to counteract brain injury.

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  • Jan 26 2018

Case Western Reserve and UK's SCoBIRC were able to show the existence of a parallel neural network that could potentially restore diaphragm function after spinal cord injury. Perhaps more amazing is that this research is credited to a group of young scientists.

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  • Oct 20 2017

A pilot project spearheaded by UK College of Health Sciences researcher Carl Mattacola could be the first step towards developing a return-to-ride protocol for jockeys who suffer a concussion.

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  • Jul 20 2017

SMRI focuses on injury prevention and performance optimization for athletes, the military and physically active people of all ages.

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  • Jun 15 2017

The facility will conduct research into injury prevention and performance optimization for athletes.

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  • Jun 9 2017

College of Health Sciences researcher Carl Mattacola spearheads the Equine Jockey/Rider Injury Prevention Initiative.