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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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