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"Lysyl Oxidase Inhibition Ablates Sexual Dimorphism of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation in Mice"

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) formation involves a complex process of aortic medial destruction through degradation of extracellular matrix proteins, elastin, and collagen. AAA exhibits sexual dimorphism...

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Posted - Nov 17Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Post Doctoral Scholar Position

A position is available in the Department of Physiology. The position is to assist with tissue culture, electrophysiology, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. S/he will be responsible for performing...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

UK Researchers Identify COVID-19 Blood Clotting Cause

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) — A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots that...

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Posted - Sep 17Read More

UKHC Employees Recognized for Outstanding Patient-Centered Care

Saha Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is recognizing five employees who provide outstanding patient-centered care and live the direct values of UK HealthCare to...

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Posted - Sep 7Read More

Daugherty Appointed to Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Scientific Board

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2020) — Alan Daugherty, senior associate dean for research at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been selected to serve as chair of Scientific Committee of the Sarnoff...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

UK Study Leads to Better Understanding of Blood Pressure Regulation, Atherosclerosis

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2020) — A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study provides insight into how a protein called angiotensinogen (AGT) contributes to blood pressure regulation and...

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Posted - Sep 2Read More

UK Projects Receive NIH KYNETIC Product Development Awards

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 27, 2020) — The Kentucky Network for Innovation and Commercialization (KYNETIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is excited to announce that five of the seven projects...

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Posted - Jul 27Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Inhibition of Angiotensin II Dependent AT1a Receptor Stimulation Attenuates Thoracic Aortic Pathology in Fibrillin-1C1041G/+ Mice."

View ORCID ProfileJeff Z. Chen, View ORCID ProfileHisashi Sawada, View ORCID ProfileJessica J. Moorleghen, View ORCID ProfileMichael K. Franklin, View ORCID ProfileDeborah A. Howatt, View ORCID...

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Posted - Jul 13Read More

Circadian Disruption With Constant Light Exposure Exacerbates Atherosclerosis in Male ApolipoproteinE-deficient Mice

Jeffrey M Chalfant 1, Deborah A Howatt 2, Lisa R Tannock 2 3 4 5, Alan Daugherty 2 6, Julie S Pendergast 7 8 9Affiliations expandPMID: 32555251 PMCID: PMC7303111 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-66834-9Free PMC...

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Posted - Jun 23Read More

THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) PILOT PROJECT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

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Posted - Jun 2Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: Recent Insights Into the Regulation of Coagulation and Thrombosis

Recent Insights Into the Regulation of Coagulation and ThrombosisXian Li, Martha M.S. Sim, Jeremy P. WoodOriginally published22 Apr 2020https://doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.312674Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis,...

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Posted - May 21Read More

Recent Faculty Publications: "Angiotensin I Infusion Reveals Differential Effects of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme in Aortic Resident Cells on Aneurysm Formation."

Sawada H1,2, Kukida M1,2, Chen X1, Howatt DA1, Moorleghen JJ1, Balakrishnan A1, Wu C1, Daugherty A1,2, Lu HS1,2.Author information1Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky.2Department of...

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Posted - Apr 20Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Role of Heparin-Binding Epidermal Growth Factor-Like Growth Factor in Oxidative Stress-Associated Metabolic Diseases."

Role of Heparin-Binding Epidermal Growth Factor-Like Growth Factor in Oxidative Stress-Associated Metabolic Diseases. Kim S1, Subramanian V1,2, Abdel-Latif A1,3, Lee S1,4. Author information 1 Saha...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

Saha Cardiovascular Research Center 2020 Saha Awards

The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Saha Awards.  These awards are given to encourage and support staff and...

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Posted - Mar 3Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Post Doctoral Scholar Position

A position is available in the Department of Physiology. The position is to assist with tissue culture, electrophysiology, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. S/he will be responsible for performing...

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Posted - Jan 31Read More

Dr. Sam Tyagi Featured by Local News Station WKYT: "UK surgeon offers new option for people with carotid artery disease"

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/UK-surgeon-offers-new-option-for-peopl...By Miranda Combs | Posted: Thu 5:03 PM, Jan 02, 2020  | Updated: Thu 6:54 PM, Jan 02, 2020LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A doctor at the...

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Posted - Jan 3Read More