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.
Mudd-Martin is testing the effectiveness of two interventions aimed at encouraging healthy behaviors such as physical activity, healthy eating and smoking cessation for the populations of rural areas of Bourbon, Rowan, Nicholas and other nearby counties.
The mission of Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation is to develop medical students throughout their careers into the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular innovation, research and medicine by providing mentored research experience and lifelong community.
“Both areas will answer important questions about how platelets work, which could directly contribute to drug development for human diseases, especially thrombotic diseases and chronic viremia,” Whiteheart said.
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.
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.