KNI Clinical-Translational Research Symposium Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2018 Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, which will take place Oct. 5, 2018 at the Karpf Auditorium in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Albert...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

Targeting Inflammation May Protect and Restore the Brain after Stroke

June 13, 2018 (Scientific American) - New therapeutic approaches directed at the post-stroke immune response show promise in mice In an ischemic stroke a clot blocks a blood vessel to the brain, depriving...

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Posted - Jun 14Read More

Lexington healthcare facility recognized nationally for second time for its stroke treatment and care

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - May is Stroke Awareness Month and every year 800,000 people experience a stroke. In Kentucky, the numbers are not good when it comes to stroke victims. In fact, we live in what some say...

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Posted - May 15Read More

UK Solves 6 Year Old Boy's Mysterious Neurological Condition

April 24, 2018 | Children's health & Neurology and neuroscience | by UK HealthCareDec. 9, 2017 started out as an ordinary day for Keisha Johns and her 6-year-old son Daniel “DJ” Johnson of Louisville.She...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Making A Difference | Summer 2017 | Neurosurgery

DISABILITY OR COMPLEX SPINE SURGERY?Multiple back surgeries since age 21 had left Richmond resident Dave Lee with a 13-inch scar, a spine flanked by metal rods melded to his spine by screws, and excruciating...

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Posted - Mar 29Read More

Brain Surgery shouldn't be scary, says UK Pediatric Neurosurgeon

March 14, 2018 | Making the Rounds | Neurology and neuroscience | by UK HealthCareMeet Dr. Brandon Miller, a pediatric neurosurgeon at UK HealthCare. He treats patients of all ages who have brain and spine...

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Posted - Mar 15Read More

Two Strokes and Three Surgeries Later, Lexington Teen Set to Graduate High School

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 9, 2018) — "Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis" didn't show up as a question on Destiny Taschner's ACT test.  But if it had, this high schooler would have been able to give its definition.As...

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Posted - Feb 23Read More

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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Posted - Apr 11Read More

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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Posted - Apr 11Read More

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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Posted - Jan 7Read More

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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Posted - Jan 6Read More

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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Posted - Apr 26Read More

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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Posted - Feb 18Read More

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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Posted - Dec 2Read More

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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Posted - Dec 2Read More