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Campbell Muscle Lab Gives Back to Heart Failure Patients

Every day throughout 2015, University of Kentucky physiologist Ken Campbell laced up his running shoes and took off for a 5-kilometer run, regardless of his schedule, plans or location. Regular running routes...

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Members of Gill Heart Institute and Saha CVRC Publish in Angiology

Members of the Gill Heart Institute and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center recently published their research on the effect of renovascular disease in patients with CKD (chronic kidney disease) in Angiology,...

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Saha Cardiovascular Researchers Participate at the 88th Annual AHA Scientific Sessions

Every year the American Heart Association hosts a myriad of researchers in the field of cardiovascular health and disease prevention in its annual Scientific Sessions. For four days (November 7-11) Orlando,...

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Cardiovascular Research Is Personal for UK's Lisa Cassis

For University of Kentucky Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis the drive to conduct meaningful research is personal.  “You don’t go into it for the money, you go into it because you want to help people,”...

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Stromp, et al publish study in Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Dr. Moriel Vandsburger, and his PhD candidate student, Ms. Tori Stromp, have published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Research was conducted here at the University of Kentucky alongside...

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UK Begins Work on Research Facility Designed to Address State's Health Disparities

Flanked by Gov. Steve Beshear and legislative leaders, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Friday announced the beginning of work on a research facility unique in the country — a building dedicated...

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The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center Welcomes New Faculty

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center would like to introduce two new faculty members: Dr. Mary Sheppard attended medical school at the University of Kentucky, and returns to our community with aims to...

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Posted - Oct 13Read More

For Saha Researcher, Love for Science is in the Blood

Kids skin their knees playing outside. People prick their fingers with needles trying to sew a button back onto a shirt. Others cut themselves while chopping vegetables. Platelets prevent these minor injuries...

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Posted - Oct 13Read More

2015 Poster Session Winners- 18th Annual Gill Heart Association Cardiovascular Research Day

The 18th Annual Gill Heart Association Saha Cardiovascular Research Day was a huge success, thanks to some wonderful presentations from our trainees,staff, and featured speakers! This year, judging posters...

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Posted - Oct 8Read More

Saha Awardees Honored at 18th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, and Gill Heart Institute, saw a huge turnout for their 18th Annual, Cardiovascular Research Day. During dinner, we had the esteemed pleasure to present four Saha Awards...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

UK Student Earns Halcomb Fellowship for Research Merging Physics and Medicine

University of Kentucky medical student and doctoral candidate Scott Thalman, who is developing novel imaging techniques for identifying early risk factors for sudden cardiac death, received the Halcomb...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

Now Seeking Candidates for Faculty Positions

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Positions Now Available Saha Cardiovascular Research Center University of Kentucky Lexington, KY  The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky College...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

American Heart Association Council Honors UK Cardiovascular Researcher

The American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) will award Nancy Webb, a professor of pharmacology and nutritional sciences at the University of Kentucky,...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

American Heart Association awards over $400,000 to UK for Cardiovascular Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 8, 2015) – The University of Kentucky has been awarded research grants totaling over $400,000 by the American Heart Association. These grants will fund research within the University...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

Four Students Committed to Cardiovascular Health, Education Receive Saha Awards

The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center has selected four students committed to futures in cardiovascular health as the recipients of the 2015 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and...

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Posted - Sep 2Read More

Daugherty lab publishes research on Fibroblast Angiotensin II Type 1A Receptors

Fibroblast Angiotensin II Type 1a Receptors Contribute to Angiotensin II–Induced Medial Hyperplasia in the Ascending Aorta Aruna Poduri, Debra L. Rateri, Deborah A. Howatt, Anju Balakrishnan, Jessica J....

Tags - cardiovascular disease, Atherosclerosis, AT1a, Cardiovascular Medicine

Posted - Aug 26Read More