Neuroscience

Neuroscience Research Priority Area

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Why was Neuroscience selected?

Criteria

Local Relevance

  • Alzheimer's Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in Kentucky, and Kentucky ranks 10th in Alzheimer's-related deaths in the nation. 

Existing Areas of Strength

  • By External Funding
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  • By Research Scholarship (SciVal by Elsevier, 2012-2018)
    • 6,592 articles, books and other publications
    • 75,839 citations
    • 11.5 citations/publication
    • 1.66 field-weighted citations
    • 48% of publications in top-tier journals

Research Sustainability

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Disciplinary Research Diversity

  • 20 patents
  • approximately 258 PIs leading neuroscience-related projects

current projects

Colleges, Centers & Departments Involved 

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry

College of Dentistry

  • Oral Health Practice
  • Oral Health Science

College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

College of Health Sciences

  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Medicine 

  • Anesthesiology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pathology & Lab Medicine
  • Pharmacology & Nutritional Sciences
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Toxicology & Cancer Biology

 

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How to Become a Member

Contact:

Larry Goldstein, Co-Director, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, larry.goldstein@uky.edu

Linda Van Eldik, Director, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, linda.vaneldik@uky.edu