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  • News


    Markey Cancer Center hosts Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with national event

    Markey Cancer Center hosted an official Cancer Moonshot Summit on Wednesday in conjunction with the national summit held in Washington, D.C.

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    Kentucky makes progress reducing colorectal cancer rates

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 16, 2016)

    colorectal cancer rates and screenings in kentucky

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    Ten Kentucky health care systems form statewide health care collaborative

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 28, 2016) — Today, 10 health care systems across the Commonwealth of Kentucky, collectively known as the Kentucky Health Collaborative, announced its primary objectives of raising the standards of care across the state, addressing the Commonwealth’s poor health statistics and reducing the cost of care through greater operational efficiencies.

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  • Research


    3-D models of spreading tumors may help fight cancer

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2016) — University of Kentucky researchers Ren Xu and Gaofeng Xiong at the Markey Cancer Center and the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences show it is possible to create a three-dimensional (3-D) model system to investigate how breast cancer cells invade lung tissue in a study that was featured on the front cover of the journal, Integrative Biology.

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    Sanders-Brown Laboratories showcase work on Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic drain injury

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Mar. 9, 2016) — The laboratories of University of Kentucky researchers Anika Hartz, Ph.D., and Christopher Norris, Ph.D., published research studying the pathologies of Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI), respectively, in the most recent issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Both Alzheimer’s disease and TBI impair patients’ memory and cognitive abilities, but they have different causes. 

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    Motivated by personal experience, scientist seeks answers about spinal cord injury 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2016)

    Dr. Sasha Rabchevsky and his research team

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  • Awards


    KNI re-designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2015)

    Comprehensive Stroke Center designationUK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has been re-designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) by The Joint Commission (TJC) and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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    2016 Gill Heart Institute award recipients named

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute has named Dr. Helen Hobbs and Dr. Barry Coller as recipients of the 2016 Gill Award in recognition of their lifelong achievements in the study of cardiovascular biology and disease.

    "Both Helen's and Barry's work have changed the standard of cardiovascular clinical care," said Dr. Susan Smyth, director of the Gill Heart Institute.

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    UK HealthCare regains prestigious magnet recognition for excellence in patient care

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2016) — UK HealthCare has achieved Magnet Status – the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. 

    "Magnet recognition is a mindset and an approach in patient-centered care,” said UK HealthCare Chief Nursing Executive Colleen Swartz. 

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  • Distinctions


    UK HealthCare's Christopher Doty recognized for resident education work

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 15, 2016) — UK HealthCare's Dr. Christopher Doty was awarded the Joe Lex Educator Award by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) at the 22nd annual Scientific Assembly.
     
    The Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award is named after long-time emergency medicine educator, Dr. Joe Lex, recognizing an individual...

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    Kyprianou named 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 29, 2016) — Dr. Natasha Kyprianou has been chosen as the 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna. The award recognizes those in the urologic community who have compiled significant and substantial research and demonstrated academic leadership as well as a commitment to scholarship to advance urology care.  

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    Williams named to advisory board of Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 14, 2016) 

    Dr. Mark Williams

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