Research Priorities - Neuroscience
  • Podcast
  • Apr 2 2020

When you look back at a 45-year career, there are a multitude of moments that stand out. For Allan Butterfield, Professor of Biological Chemistry in the UK College of Arts & Sciences, his signature discovery grew from just such a Eureka moment on the sidewalk on campus. 

  • Article
  • Mar 31 2020

“I can’t advocate for someone unless I’m working with them. It’s presumptuous to say, ‘I know what you need,’” Kitzman said. “The moment we at KARRN start working with someone, we agree to be their advocate and do whatever it takes to find resources for them.”

  • Article
  • Mar 17 2020

A pilot grant from UK’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) will advance neuroscience researcher George Quintero’s studies on Parkinson’s disease to a clinical investigation.

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  • Jan 16 2020

An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top science stories of 2019 by Discover Magazine.

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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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  • Jan 10 2020

Researchers at UK's College of Medicine have found that a class of antibiotics could be promising treatment for a form of dementia. Results of their proof of concept study were recently published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics.

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  • Jan 8 2020

New research shows that the microorganisms in our gut could help protect brain cells from damage caused by inflammation after a stroke. The study reveals that supplementing the body’s short chain fatty acids could improve stroke recovery.

  • Article
  • Nov 11 2019

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw is currently in his fourth year of the UK College of Medicine’s PhD program in physiology, studying the effect genetic differences have on immune cell function related to Alzheimer’s disease risk.

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  • Oct 28 2019

Guest speaker Adam Brickman, professor of Neuropsychology, Columbia University, as well as research updates from Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.

  • Article
  • Oct 7 2019

The research is novel in that it is exploring efficacy in treating more than one form of dementia at the same time.