Research Priorities - Cardiovascular
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  • Jun 1 2023

Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc., has been named as one of two nationwide recipients of the American Heart Association Merit Award and will receive $1 million for a five-year research project.

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  • May 17 2023

A University of Kentucky expert in cardiovascular health is being honored for his role in leading one of the American Heart Association's journals.

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  • Apr 3 2023

The Gill Awards, given each year through the generous support of the Gill Foundation of Texas, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine, both through research and clinical care.

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  • Feb 28 2023

Jill Roberts, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurosurgery and neuroscience in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and a researcher who studies Moyamoya syndrome, which causes the internal carotid arteries in the brain to become narrow or blocked.

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  • Nov 17 2022

Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc., was named the 2022 George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecturer at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions.

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  • Nov 4 2022

Hundreds of researchers, students and guests attended the 24th University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day at the Central Bank Center, an event celebrating innovative research in cardiovascular health.

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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.