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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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UK College of Pharmacy Researchers Uncover New Biomarker for Cardiovascular Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Kentucky consistently ranks in the top 10 states for heart disease...

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Posted - Dec 19Read More

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Gill Awards

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart and Vascular Institute is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Gill Awards. This year’s awards include the Early Career Award and the Outstanding Contributions to...

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Posted - Dec 18Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Identification of Human Very Small Embryonic like Stem Cells (VSELS) in Human Heart Tissue Among Young and Old Individuals."

Identification of Human Very Small Embryonic like Stem Cells (VSELS) in Human Heart Tissue Among Young and Old Individuals.El-Helw M1, Chelvarajan L1, Abo-Aly M1, Soliman M1, Milburn G1, Conger AL1, Campbell...

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Posted - Dec 11Read More

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb

UK Professor Honored for Contributions to Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB...

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Posted - Nov 19Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "Megalin: A Bridge Connecting Kidney, the Renin-angiotensin System, and Atherosclerosis"

Megalin: A Bridge Connecting Kidney, the Renin-angiotensin System, and AtherosclerosisAuthor links open overlay panelMasayoshiKukida1HisashiSawada1AlanDaughertyHong S.Luhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2019....

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Post Doctoral Scholar Position

A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center to study vascular physiology and cardiovascular disease in the lab of Dr. Scott Gordon, Ph.D. The Gordon lab focuses on...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

Recent Faculty Publications: "Unfolding the Story of Proteoglycan Accumulation in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection."

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2019 Oct;39(10):1899-1901. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.119.313279. Epub 2019 Sep 25.Unfolding the Story of Proteoglycan Accumulation in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection.Shen YH1,...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Gill Awards

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart and Vascular Institute is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Gill Awards. This year’s awards include the Early Career Award and the Outstanding Contributions to...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

Recent Faculty Publication: "miR-146a Deficiency Accelerates Hepatic Inflammation Without Influencing Diet-induced Obesity in Mice"

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31477775?dopt=AbstractSci Rep. 2019 Sep 2;9(1):12626. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49090-4.miR-146a Deficiency Accelerates Hepatic Inflammation Without Influencing Diet-induced...

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Posted - Oct 8Read More

2019 Cardiovascular Research Day

The links below contain all of the material you need for 2019 University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day.Schedule of the DayAbstract BookWifi HelpEach poster judge recieved an email with all of the...

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Posted - Sep 11Read More

Subramanian Lab publishes work on hepatic inflammation

From Scientific Reports |  Nature ResearchmiR-146a Deficiency Accelerates Hepatic Inflammation Without Influencing Diet-induced Obesity in MiceAida Javidan1, Weihua Jiang1, Michihiro Okuyama1, Devi...

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Posted - Sep 6Read More

UK Scientists Feature Prominently at International Cardiovascular Research Conference

University of Kentucky scientists featured prominently at the Vascular Discovery 2019 (formerly ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions) held in Boston, MA from May 14-16. Researchers from across campus, notably from the...

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Posted - May 20Read More