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Naff Symposium Brings Leading Experts to UK to Present

Presented by the Department of Chemistry in the UK College of Arts & Sciences, the annual symposium focuses on chemistry & molecular biology and is attended by students and faculty in the chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering, agriculture and medical fields from UK, and other colleges and universities in Kentucky and surrounding states.

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Research funding

Research by the Numbers

University of Kentucky research that is supported by extramural grants and contracts is growing. In this blog, we share some of the numbers that tell the story of our trajectory.

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UK Neuroscientist Authors Study Using Brain Imaging to Assess Mental States with Criminal Relevance

UK neuroscientist Michael J. Wesley served as lead co-author on the first study to use neuroimaging technology to map activations in the human brain to legally-relevant mental states of culpability. The results suggest brain imaging might prove useful for distinguishing mental states in criminal court cases.

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Precision Medicine

Markey Hosts Inaugural Precision Medicine Symposium for Regional Healthcare Providers

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hosted its inaugural precision medicine symposium, aimed at educating oncology health care providers on how to implement precision medicine into clinical practice. More than 190 attendees from 24 health care facilities and entities across the region attended to learn strategies for implementing precision medicine into clinical practice.

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