Research Priorities - Cardiovascular
  • Video
  • Feb 19 2020

In this edition of People Behind Our Research, UK's Ann Stowe explains her work to understand how inflammation after stroke can be shaped to support rewiring in the brain and recovery of function that might be lost with injury.

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  • Feb 17 2020

New University of Kentucky research shows that the immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve recovery after a stroke.

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  • Feb 5 2020

In its sixth consecutive year, the Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium features scientists from UK and universities across the country, who present research and new findings in women’s heart health and translational cardiovascular medicine.

  • Video
  • Jan 30 2020

UK research shows a high-fiber diet may reverse the adverse effects environmental toxins have on cardiovascular health.

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  • Jan 9 2020

Ana Maria Linares, associate professor in UK’s College of Nursing, traveled to Peru this past March 2019 to research the cause of iron-deficiency anemia in Peruvian children at the National University of San Luis Gonzaga.

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  • Dec 19 2019

A new biomarker, uncovered by researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, could change cardiovascular care for patients with high risk of disease.

  • Article
  • Nov 20 2019

Ten years ago, UK administrators, students, faculty and staff made the decision to become a tobacco-free campus. Since then, the university has become a healthier place to live, work and learn.

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  • Nov 19 2019

UK Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Distinguished Achievement Award.

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  • Nov 15 2019

Dr. Jennifer Smith's work highlights a specific gene that makes certain compounds taste bitter, making it more difficult for some people at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) to add heart-healthy veggies to their diet.

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  • Nov 1 2019

Researchers from the UK College of Nursing are asking health care providers to consider the potential effects of e-cigarettes when advising patients on what they can do to prevent heart disease.