Research Priorities - Neuroscience
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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. 

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  • Aug 7 2019

The UK College of Medicine will host the 2019 Obstetrical Neurology Conference on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 for faculty, providers and trainees in neurology, obstetrics, anesthesia and women's health interested in neurological issues in the pregnant patient.

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  • Aug 5 2019

Thanks to volunteers, SBCoA has played a role in many landmark discoveries, including debunking the theories that aluminum or mercury cause Alzheimer's, identifying so-called "AD mimics", and proving that there are changes in the brain decades before there are outward symptoms of AD.

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  • Jul 26 2019

A team of scientists have designed and tested a novel and promising therapeutic strategy for treating Lafora Disease (LD), a fatal form of childhood epilepsy.