• Podcast
  • Oct 13 2020

Totaling more than $429 million, the University of Kentucky saw a record-breaking year of research funding for the 2019-20 academic year, a 3% increase from the previous year. UK also continues to climb in national research rankings.

  • Article
  • Oct 9 2020

The Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, in consultation with UK faculty members, set out to gauge how disruptions caused by the pandemic were impacting students’ academic motivation and learning, as well as their physical, social and emotional health.

  • Article
  • Oct 7 2020

“This study affirms notions that different practitioner groups experience, and are impact by, COVID-19 differently,” Miller said. “Therefore, cookie-cutter approaches to addressing challenges associated with COVID-19 distress may not be effective.” 

  • Article
  • Sep 22 2020

Markey has joined a consortium of 17 cancer centers across the country to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted cancer prevention, detection and care.

  • Article
  • Sep 17 2020

A new UK study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience blood clotting – and why the risk of thrombosis could remain even after the infection clears.

  • Podcast
  • Sep 9 2020

Recent studies have shed light on an area’s socioeconomic status being one of the most impactful social determinants of health in both urban and rural communities throughout Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Sep 8 2020

Researchers found that since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in early March, self-care practices among social workers have significantly decreased. In fact, over 90% of practitioners reported COVID-19 has negatively affected their ability to engage in adequate self-care.

  • Article
  • Aug 13 2020

PDS0203 stands out among COVID-19 vaccines currently in development because it includes a vaccine technology pioneered by PDS Biotech called Versamune®, which stimulates important parts of the immune system to activate T cells.

  • Video
  • Aug 11 2020

Artemisia annua or "Sweet Annie" has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries. With potential to treat a variety of cancers & even COVID-19, this plant is more relevant than ever & UK is showing how we can take it from Kentucky fields to the lab to our patients.

  • Article
  • Aug 3 2020

UK researchers hope to gain a better understanding of the effects of COVID-19 on sleep and alcohol use so that we will be better prepared to prevent and treat psychological effects of COVID-19 pandemic or similar outbreaks in the future.