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Dr. Congqing Wu is premiere speaker for Department of Surgery Research Forum

Dr. Congqing Wu, assistant professor of Surgery in the Division of Research, will be the premiere presenter at the first RESEARCH FORUM on Thursday, Sept 30, 2021.The event is a casual forum for Surgery...

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Posted - Sep 15Read More

David Worhunsky, MD, pediatric surgical oncologist; pediatric hematologist/oncologist Caryn Sorge, MD; and Aman Chauhan, MD, medical oncologist, are key providers in new UK Children's Hospital service.

UKnow: UK HealthCare Launches Pediatric Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

By Allison Perry Click here for UKnow article and other stories UK HealthCare recently launched a new Pediatric Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinical and Research Program to improve treatment for children diagnosed...

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Posted - Aug 26Read More

ArtsCAFE is a program that supports surgical residents through art and expression. Here, they view a painting by Lennon Michalski, an instructor for both ArtsCAFE and the UK College of Fine Arts.

UKnow: Surgical Residents Create and Thrive With ArtsCAFE

By Sara Brown Click for UKnow articleArtsCAFE (Arts Connect Around Food and Enrichment) provides a supportive social network for surgical residents to engage with visual arts while connecting with one another...

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Posted - Aug 6Read More

UK Study Demonstrates the Benefit of Radiosensitizers in Cancer Treatment

A recent publication in the journal Cells demonstrated the benefit of utilizing drugs to promote radiation sensitivity in models of a rare tumor subtype.The study was conducted in the lab of Dr. Piotr Rychahou...

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Posted - Jul 27Read More

UK Healthcare Merges Art and Science With the Opening of New Aesthetics Center

By Grace Colville for UKnow Click here for this and other stories at UKnowDeciding to make cosmetic enhancements to the face or body is a personal decision that cannot be made lightly. UK Healthcare is making...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Diagnosed With Advanced Colorectal Cancer, Young UK Researcher Fights Back

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 24, 2021) — Early in the evening of May 30, 2020, UK HealthCare trauma surgeon Dr. Zachary Warriner prepared an emergency operation to figure out the cause of a bowel obstruction. His...

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Posted - Jun 24Read More

"God provided modern medicine the path for all the amazing advancements," said Dave. "God provided me with an angel donor and the miracle of life.”

UKnow: When COVID-19 Took His Breath, a Double Lung Transplant Gave it Back

By Hilary Brown(Click here to visit UKnow)It seemed like nothing at first. Dave Hoover thought he had a sinus infection.“I had a lot of pressure behind my eyes and in my sinus cavities,” he said. “I started...

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Posted - Jun 3Read More

Zwischenberger-Rounsavall Fund for Innovation in Surgical Research and Education

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONSZwischenberger – Rounsavall Fund forInnovation in Surgical Research and Education Research Support for faculty and/or eligible residentsUK Department of SurgeryDeadline for Submissions:...

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Posted - May 17Read More

Surgery/Engineering Embedded Scholars Summer Program

Deadline to apply: Monday, June 7, 2021The Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering are launching an embedded scholar program...

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Posted - May 17Read More

Mentorship at UK College of Medicine Helps Abi Recktenwald Find Perfect Career Path

When Abi Recktenwald graduates from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she will officially start a career she never imagined possible thanks to a combination of hard work, skill, and a strong...

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Posted - May 10Read More

'It’s Deferred Gratification' – Health Sciences Student Juggles Work, Family and School to Earn her Bachelor’s Degree

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 10, 2021) – Early mornings. Late nights. A full-time job, full class load, and two young sons at home all day throughout the pandemic.The road to earning her bachelor’s degree hasn’t been...

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Posted - May 10Read More

College of Medicine honors four from Department of Surgery in belated 2019-20 Academic Convocation Awards

The COVID-19 pandemic may have forced a delay in awarding academic honors for the 2019-20 Academic Convocation, but it did not diminish the accomplishments of UK College of Medicine faculty, residents, and...

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Posted - Apr 22Read More

UKnow: New Hand Center Opens at Turfland

By Hilary Brown (Click here for original UKnow article)The UK HealthCare Hand Center at Turfland, a dedicated center for the diagnosis and treatment of hand, wrist, and forearm concerns is open for patients. ...

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Posted - Apr 14Read More

UKnow: 'Unprecedented Journey' Exhibit Explores the Intersection of Art and Health

By Hilary Brown:(Click here for original UKnow story) UK Arts in HealthCare partnered with CREATE and the Lexington Art League on an exhibition entitled, “Unprecedented Journey: Intersection – Where Arts and...

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Posted - Apr 12Read More

UKnow: New Lung, New Life – Patient Gets Second Wind with Lifesaving Transplant

By Hilary Brown (Click here for original article on UKnow)Larry Dukes of Frankfort was living the retirement life to the fullest.He retired from a career in sales in 2011, and since then, his days have been...

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Posted - Apr 12Read More

UKnow: Saha Legacy Continues with Establishment of New Research Center

By Mallory Olsen (Click link for UKnow story)A new research center focused on aortic disease has been established at the University of Kentucky thanks to a gift from the Saha Foundation.Housed in the...

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Posted - Apr 1Read More