Research Priorities - Cardiovascular
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  • Aug 10 2022

A team of cardiologists, scientists, and engineers at the University of Kentucky and beyond will create computer models to optimize therapy plans for patients with heart failure.

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  • Jul 21 2022

Students in the Undergraduate Summer Training in Cardiovascular Research (USTiCR) program get hands-on lab training and experience and one-on-one mentorship from a UK faculty member.

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  • Jul 13 2022

At age 5, Mary Sheppard, M.D., was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder affecting the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. Now a physician-scientist at UK, Sheppard studies and treats this rare disease and takes pride in giving back to the community.

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  • Jun 2 2022

Housed in the Biomedical Biological Science Research Building on the UK campus, the Saha Aortic Center will promote research and education to advance clinical care for disease of the aorta.

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  • Apr 11 2022

The scholarship is the preeminent undergraduate award of its kind in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. Chauhan is among 417 students nationwide selected to receive the honor from a pool of over 5,000 students.

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  • Mar 18 2022

Xiangan Li, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, found that a synthetic form of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) provided protection against sepsis in mice.

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  • Jan 28 2022

The 8th annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium will be held virtually on February 4, 2022, highlighting new scientific advances in women's heart health.

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  • Sep 14 2021

Hosted by the University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center and the UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute, the event celebrates innovative research in cardiovascular health.

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  • Nov 20 2020

Depression can be harder to address in rural parts of Kentucky where not only is there a shortage of mental health providers, there is a stigma surrounding mental health.

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  • Oct 27 2020

Dr. Emma Birks, UK HealthCare's heart failure section chief, is working on a new treatment therapy that recovers the hearts of some patients with advanced-stage chronic heart failure and ultimately cut down the number of heart transplants needed.