A new anesthetic that’s not part of the cocaine family


    UofL scientist Jeff Petruska has discovered a new anesthetic that’s not tied to the cocaine family. Also in this edition of UofL Today with Mark Hebert: Kentucky’s Civic Health Index and an easier way to detect superbugs before they kill people. Watch below or listen to the podcast online.

    Mark Hebert
    Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.