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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.