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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Posted - Apr 28Read More

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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Posted - Apr 28Read More

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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Posted - Mar 3Read More

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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Posted - Dec 18Read More

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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Posted - Dec 14Read More

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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Posted - Dec 4Read More

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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Posted - Nov 24Read More

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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Posted - Nov 18Read More

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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Posted - Nov 6Read More

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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Posted - Oct 23Read More

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