Serum Amyloid A Is an Exchangeable Apolipoprotein

Patricia G. Wilson, Joel C. Thompson, Preetha Shridas, Patrick J. McNamara, Maria C. de Beer*, Frederick C. de Beer*, Nancy R. Webb*, Lisa R. Tannock* Objective— SAA (serum amyloid A) is a family of acute-...

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Posted - Aug 15Read More

Registration Now Open for the 2018 Cardiovascular Research Day

Registration is now open for the 21st annual University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day! Hurry, registration and abstract submission closes on September 7. Click Here to Register!...

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Posted - Aug 1Read More

2018 Saha Awardees Announced

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and Education.  The Saha Awards are given to encourage and support staff and...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Postdoctoral Research Scientist Position Available in Vascular Biology

The Laboratory of Dr. Lisa Cassis within the University of Kentucky (UK) School of Medicine in the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences is seeking to fill a Postdoctoral Research Scientist...

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Posted - May 11Read More

2018 Saha Awards Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Saha Awards. The Saha Awards are given to encourage and support staff and students with an interest in and dedication to cardiovascular medicine. Each award...

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Posted - Apr 4Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

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Posted - Mar 26Read More

"Serum amyloid A3 is pro-atherogenic"

BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Serum amyloid A (SAA) predicts cardiovascular events. Overexpression of SAA increases atherosclerosis development; however, deficiency of two of the murine acute phase isoforms, SAA1.1 and...

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Posted - Feb 28Read More

"Researcher, Heal Thyself?"

“You see doctor, when I found out you had Marfan syndrome and I saw that you were pregnant, I felt so jealous I could not stand it. Then I realized, if you did it, maybe I could, too.”     My mind raced with...

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

How is an Olympian's Heart Different?

It's common knowledge that exercise is good for our muscles. Regular workouts help tone the muscle we have and build more muscle on top of that.But the heart is a muscle too. When you exercise, your heart "...

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Posted - Feb 19Read More

'Healthy Hearts for Women' Spotlights Cardiovascular Research

In a society that values gender equality, it's important to remember that there are differences between the sexes that directly impact health.One area in critical need of further study is cardiovascular health...

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Posted - Feb 14Read More

Dr. Changcheng Zhou and Colleagues publish in JCI Insight!

Dr. Changcheng Zhou and fellow departmental and UK colleagues, including Drs. Yipeng Sui, Zun Liu, Se-Yhung Park, Sean Thatcher and Phil Kern, have published in the new journal JCI Insight, a sister...

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Posted - Jan 30Read More

UK College of Medicine Receives Prestigious Grant to Investigate Vascular Disease

The American Heart Association has awarded a University of Kentucky and Baylor University research partnership $3.7 million to study aortic disease.UK and Baylor were one of four teams nationwide to receive...

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Posted - Jan 26Read More

To the Bluegrass and Beyond: Alumnus John Charles Reflects on 30-year career at NASA

Why?That's the question John Charles constantly asked his parents as a boy. His father was a trained geologist, but he struggled to answer his son's barrage of questions about nature. So he made sure young...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

Agenda - 4th Annual Symposium "Healthy Hearts for Women"

4th Annual Symposium "Healthy Hearts for Women"

Agenda8:15 - 9:00                    Breakfast-Registration9:00 - 9:05 Introduction 9:05 - 9:30Dr. Donna Arnett(Dean, College of Public Heath, UK)" Cardiovascular Health in Women"9:30 - 10:20 Dr. Virginia...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

"Inhibition of cholesterol biosynthesis through RNF145-dependent ubiquitination of SCAP"

Cholesterol homeostasis is maintained through concerted action of the SREBPs and LXRs. Here, we report that RNF145, a previously uncharacterized ER membrane ubiquitin ligase, participates in crosstalk between...

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Posted - Dec 7Read More

Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Highlights Innovations in Cardiovascular Health

More than 350 researchers, students and guests attended the 20th University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day at the Lexington Convention Center, an annual event that celebrates the innovative research...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More