“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.
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.
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.
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.