Research Priorities - Diabetes & Obesity
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  • Sep 11 2023

The University of Kentucky’s Vice President for Research and leading cardiovascular scientist is being recognized for her foundational work in the field of hypertension with a prestigious award from the American Heart Association (AHA).

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  • Aug 23 2023

The lab of Terry Hinds, Ph.D., is advancing scientific discovery at UK, and also helping undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows gain early experience with high-impact work.

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  • May 8 2023

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is honored to announce that 20 undergraduates have been selected for the 2023 Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Fellowship program.

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  • Mar 22 2023

Julie Plasencia, Ph.D., began her career studying Type 2 diabetes. Her research interests have expanded to diet-related health disparities in low-resource communities and how culture influences dietary behaviors in Latino communities.

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  • Nov 22 2022

Throughout the month, the University of Kentucky Global Ophthalmology (UK GO) team is raising awareness for the condition that affects many Kentuckians with diabetes.

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  • Aug 24 2022

The 12th annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day takes place Thursday, August 25, 2022, on UK's campus.

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  • May 13 2022

Nearly three decades after first discovering the tumor-suppressing Par-4 “super gene” that has been shown to kill cancer cells, a team of researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is now learning about its role in preventing obesity.

  • Blog
  • Mar 30 2022

UK women are leaders in commercialization and patents. Three of them share their perspective, as UK’s top female patent holders, as part of UK Research’s “Women Making History” series.

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  • Feb 22 2022

Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center's traveling pediatric clinics are still going strong with quarterly visits in three different eastern Kentucky communities – Monticello, Barbourville and Pikeville.