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5 Questions with Dr. Craig van Horne

By Laura Dawahare and Amy Jones-Timoney TuesdayLEXINGTON, Ky (April 11, 2017) — Neurosurgeon Dr. Craig van Horne came to Kentucky from Boston to pursue an idea:  Could peripheral nerve tissue implanted in the...

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5 Questions with Dr. Craig van Horne

Neurosurgeon Dr. Craig van Horne came to Kentucky from Boston to pursue an idea:  Could peripheral nerve tissue implanted in the brain reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?He says the teamwork and...

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UK and Norton partner in first-ever clinical trial for radiation necrosis

January 23, 2017 | in Cancer care, Neurology and neuroscience | by UK HealthCare"Led by Dr. Shervin Dashti and Dr. Tom Yao from the Norton Neuroscience Institute and Dr. Justin Fraser at UK HealthCare, the...

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UK Multidisciplinary Team Presents First of its Kind Protocol for Traumatic Brain Injuries in Equine Sports in Berlin

Equestrian sports contributes to the highest percentage of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in sports, based on findings in the National Trauma Databank. Multiple concussions and head trauma can have long-term...

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Experimental Treatment for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Early Promise

 Laura Dawahare | UKnow | Jan. 6, 2017 "About 14 years ago, Bill Crawford noticed a persistent twitching in one of his fingers that was interfering with his rehearsal time as the music pastor at Porter...

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Goldstein Drafts Editorial on Carotid Artery Screening for JAMA Internal Medicine

An editorial by University of Kentucky’s Dr. Larry Goldstein concerning the use of screening tests to detect narrowing of the carotid artery was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (...

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UK HealthCare Physicians Named to 2015-16 Best Doctors List

by Kristi Lopez LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2015) – UK HealthCare has more than 125 physicians practicing medicine with UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital and...

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Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

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UK HealthCare Designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

UK HealthCare has been designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC) and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. UK HealthCare is one of 63 U.S. institutions and...

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Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

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Creating a Culture of Collaboration for Research at UK and Beyond

There's a proverb in the business world that says, "If you don’t know, hire someone who does." In the world of translational research, the saying might go like something this: "If you don't have the expertise...

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UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

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Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

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Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

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UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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