Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Presents Scientific Achievement in Heart Health

Clinicians and basic scientists convened to discuss challenges, triumphs and future directions in cardiovascular disease research during the 19th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day on Nov...

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Registration Closes October 21 for Cardiovascular Research Day

Registration 19th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Closes on October 21.19th Annual Gill Heart InstituteCardiovascular Research DayNovember 4, 2016Lexington Convention Center Click here...

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2016 Saha Awardees Announced

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center recently announced the winners of the 2016 Saha Awards.  These annual awards are given to Medical and Nursing students as well as to a nurse educator.  The awards are...

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South East Lipid Research Conference held in conjuction with Cardiovascular Research Day - NOV 3-5

The Board of Directors of South East Lipid Research Conference is excited to announce the 2016 South East Lipid Research Conference (SELRC). This year we have a new venue and a great program of lectures,...

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THE TRANSLATIONAL GILL AWARDCALL FOR NOMINATIONSRecognizing a young investigator within five years of first faculty appointment for innovation and creativity that has impacted cardiovascular research and/or...

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Gill Heart Institute Earns American Heart Association Award

All heart attacks are serious, but one type – called STEMI — is particularly deadly. “A STEMI, or ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, means an artery to the heart is 100 percent blocked, which is...

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Posted - Jun 27Read More

UK’s Collaborative Research Environment

As Vice President for Research, I am frequently asked, “What is it like to be a researcher at UK?” Well, to be honest, I have only known one research environment as a faculty member performing academic...

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Helsley et. al Publish in Stem Cell

Targeting IκB kinase β in Adipocyte Lineage Cells for Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic DysfunctionsRobert N. Helsley, Yipeng Sui, Se-Hyung Park, Zun Liu, Richard G. Lee, Beibei Zhu, Philip A. Kern and...

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Two UK Faculty Help Draft Policy Statement for the American Heart Association

University of Kentucky’s Dr. Larry Goldstein and Donna Arnett, Ph.D., took part in drafting a policy statement that was published in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) flagship journal Circulation this...

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Posted - Apr 21Read More

2016 Gill Award Recipients Named

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2016) - The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute has named Helen Hobbs, MD, and Barry Coller, MD as the recipients of the 2016 Gill Award in recognition of their lifelong...

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Three Postdoctoral Scientists Highlighted During Poster Session

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine recently hosted the eighth annual Postdoctoral Poster Presentation Session where three students received top honors for significant research in diverse medical...

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Posted - Jan 27Read More

Vandsburger Named “Researcher to Watch” by The Lane Report

Congratulations to Moriel Vandsburger, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center and Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky.  He was...

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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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