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.
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.
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.
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.
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.