Research Priorities - Neuroscience
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  • Mar 1 2023

Throughout March, UK is spotlighting Women Making History. These women are leading their fields of research and impacting the lives of Kentuckians. For Allison Gibson, Ph.D., her passion is helping some of the most vulnerable Kentuckians.

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  • 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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  • Nov 16 2022

UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) will host its 12th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia this weekend.

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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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  • Nov 2 2022

Donna Wilcock, Ph.D., was awarded a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant for her lab’s exploration of adverse effects of two new Alzheimer’s disease drugs shown to slow the progression of cognitive decline.

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  • Oct 20 2022

The focus of the work done by Elizabeth Rhodus, Ph.D., is to enhance sensory input in order to improve behavioral symptoms in people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

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  • Aug 19 2022

Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is part of a $1.5 million grant to help further research into a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Aug 5 2022

Peter T. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and director of neuropathology at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors.

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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.