COVID-19
  • Podcast
  • May 31 2022

According to a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study, asymptomatic COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could still have potential long-term consequences for a developing baby.

  • Video
  • May 18 2022

UK College of Medicine researcher Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., has dedicated her career to developing a better understanding of how the immune system works, paving the way for improving how people respond to vaccines and infections.

  • Article
  • May 10 2022

Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., chair of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, answers questions on the latest on SARS-CoV-2 and what we might expect in the future.

  • Article
  • Apr 19 2022

Since the early days of the pandemic, a group of UK faculty members have been collecting wastewater samples to test for COVID-19. They are now taking their work on the road in a white Ford van outfitted as a mobile wastewater testing facility.

  • Video
  • Mar 11 2022

Through the College of Medicine’s Alliance Program, UK formed the Kentucky Research Alliance for Lung Disease (K-RALD). Jamie Sturgill shares how K-RALD has created a biobank allowing researchers to ask and answer critical research questions.

  • Article
  • Feb 23 2022

College of Medicine and College of Engineering researchers will be using a mobile lab to test wastewater in rural Kentucky for the presence of COVID-19.

  • Article
  • Jan 21 2022

Brain fog and long-hauler are two terms that many have come to know in recent months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The struggles associated with the terms are nothing new for those who work in UK HealthCare’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Recovery Clinic.

  • Video
  • Jan 20 2022

Rebecca Dutch, Ph.D., and Vince Venditto, Ph.D., provide the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, vaccines and booster shots to address concerns within the campus community.

  • Article
  • Jan 13 2022

The University of Kentucky is participating in a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (long COVID) or develop new or returning symptoms after an acute bout of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

  • Article
  • Dec 23 2021

The “Healthy Together Through Vaccinations” grant from the Kentucky Association of Health Plans (KAHP) aims to increase vaccine acceptance in the state.