Research Priorities - Neuroscience
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  • Jan 11 2022

The expanded clinic welcomed the first participant into their new home on Dec. 20, 2021. The new facility is a one-stop shop for memory care and support.

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  • Jan 4 2022

Anika Hartz, a researcher for the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, looks at drugs and therapies that might repair damaged blood vessels in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Dec 16 2021

Using new methodology, UK researchers have mapped the variations in sugar chains attached to brain proteins from deceased healthy individuals or individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Dec 1 2021

Recently published work by a group of researchers at the UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging looked at the use of data mining and machine learning in research.

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  • Nov 11 2021

The center received a five-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with an award total more than $6 million. 

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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.

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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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  • Jun 30 2021

The Research Priority Area supports a "collaborative matrix," bringing together diverse groups of investigators, trainees and research groups from nine different colleges across the university campus.

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  • Jun 4 2021

UK Neuroscience Professor Greg Gerhardt's new research program will provide answers to questions about the role of neurotransmitters in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Mar 1 2021

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBO) is a treatment that is now being experimentally studied in adult patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is a specialized way, using a pressure chamber, to dramatically increase the amount of oxygen delivered to body tissues.