• Article
  • Jun 16 2023

A Sanders-Brown Center on Aging project will focus on how genetic factors contribute to dementia. The work was recently awarded funding from the National Institute on Aging that will total more than $1.7 million.

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  • Apr 11 2023

The first published work coming from a multi-million-dollar grant received last year by a team from the University of Kentucky recently made the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience.

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  • Jan 30 2023

The University of Kentucky is a site for the groundbreaking AHEAD study, the first-ever clinical trial to test the effect of a promising drug known as lecanemab.

  • Article
  • Jan 27 2023

The Pat Summitt Foundation presented a $25,000 grant to the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) during the UK women’s basketball game against Auburn University on January 26, 2023.

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  • Jan 25 2023

Researchers at the University of Kentucky and Hebrew University in Jerusalem are partnering to study the complexity of the human brain. Specifically, researchers will test whether new, so-far unknown proteins exist in the brain.

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  • Nov 7 2022

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold the 12th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Nov. 18 and 19.

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  • Jul 22 2022

David Fardo, Stephen W. Wyatt Endowed Professor in the College of Public Health, is one of 14 University Research Professors for 2022-23. He conducts research on dementia-related neuropathologies.

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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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  • Jan 26 2022

A new University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) program is equipping health and education professionals with the specialized skills and knowledge needed to effectively care for children with developmental disabilities.

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  • Aug 26 2021

A new research study suggests that higher intake of specific nutrients can be associated with lower brain iron concentration and better cognitive performance in older adults.