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Gov. Bevin ceremonially signs Senate Bill 16
Kentuckians with rare diseases gain support through new advisory council UofL doctors, rare disease advocates join with Gov. Matt Bevin for ceremonial bill signing
A new Kentucky Rare Disease Advisory Council will bring together the best minds in the Commonwealth to help raise awareness, secure funding and speed...
Dean and Wang
Disruption of glucose transport to rods and cones shown to cause vision loss in retinitis pigmentosa UofL researchers note the metabolic changes are similar to those seen in lung cancer in laboratory
LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a common hereditary eye disorder that leads to the gradual deterioration of rod cells causing reduced peripheral...
Previous School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony
Special ceremonies mark student entry into health professions White Coat ceremonies hold meaning for medical, dental, dental hygiene and doctorate of nursing practice students
Over the next month, 360 students in the health professions will take their first step in establishing the importance of the provider-patient relationship. The Schools...
Heart slices in the physiological biomimetic culture system
New method developed at UofL enables more extensive preclinical testing of heart drugs and therapies Researchers extend life of heart segments from 24 hours to six days; process allows better testing for efficacy and toxicity and saves money and time
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Researchers at the University of Louisville have developed an easily reproducible system that enables them to keep slices of human hearts...
Nominations are open for Galbreath equine industry entrepreneurship award
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Nominations are open for the 29th annual John W. Galbreath Award, which recognizes outstanding entrepreneurship in the equine industry. The University of...
World Hepatitis Day, designated by the World Health Organization, is Sunday, July 28.
“You don’t know how bad it makes you feel until you are well again” Hepatitis C can be cured; free screenings available on World Hepatitis Day, July 28
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Amber Bow knew she was sick, but did not seek treatment for hepatitis C for more than two years. She did...
Photo exhibit captures LGBTQ community needs, strengths
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work research photo exhibit shows the daily needs and strengths of the LGBTQ...
Funding for UofL research is most since 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville recently completed its most successful year securing funding for research since 2012. UofL research on everything from...
UofL’s free summer movie series to conclude with “Ralph Breaks the Internet” Aug. 2
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – “Cards Under the Stars,” UofL’s free summer family movie series, will feature “Ralph Breaks the Internet” Friday, Aug. 2. The event begins...
Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D.
Immunotherapy – using the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells – is leading to longer life for more cancer patients Learn about the state of cancer treatment at Beer with a Scientist July 17
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At a Beer with a Scientist event four years ago, cancer specialist Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., described clinical trials in immunotherapy...