2017 was a year to remember for all of us here at UK HealthCare.
Before we look ahead to 2018, here are a few of our favorite stories from the past year that you might have missed.
Second-grade teacher returns to the classroom after leukemia treatment at Markey
A regular checkup revealed that Erika Carter's white blood cell ...more
Jonathan Edward Ard always wanted to serve his country. As an Eagle Scout, he lived his life by the Boy Scout creed, vowing to always help others. After the events of 9/11, he joined the army where he trained to become a member of the U.S. Special Forces and served two tours of duty in ...more
The combination of a new clinical trial and a tissue bank is innovating stroke care and research at the UK. Led by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists, the two studies aim to develop new treatments using existing therapies that protect brain tissue after a stroke, and to learn more about the physiology of ...more
When Alex Helman began her search for a doctoral program that would allow her to further her knowledge of neuroscience and conduct research on Alzheimer’s disease, she was surprised to add the University of Kentucky to her list.
Initially, she was shocked by the number of people doing research on Alzheimer’s disease, but when she looked more, ...more
Kentucky is among the states most ravaged by opioid abuse and drug addiction.
But the University of Kentucky – with researchers and clinicians working across a number of colleges and disciplines – is on the front lines of finding solutions.
Leaders from UK Research and UK HealthCare – along with some of the institution’s most prolific researchers ...more