News & Information Archive

NHBLI issues statement on current fiscal year funding guidelines with in interim 10% funding payline for R01 & R21 applications.  Continuation awards will be funded at 90% due to the Federal Continuing Resolution.

Demtrius Abshire, 2012 Saha Awardee, was recently honored with a national award.  Read more

The 2013 Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day is over, but you can review its success with the day's photos here.

American Heart Association Awards $1.234 Million to the University of Kentucky for Cardiovascular Research. 

Daugherty lab highlighted by the North American Vascular Biology Organization

Congratulations to Andrew Morris, Hong Lu and Nancy Webb for their recent announcements of new funding.

Christopher Haggerty is a post doc in the laboratory of Brandon Fornwalt, an NIH fellow on T32 HL91812-05 and is now published as first author in the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.  Congratulations!Congratulations to Dr. Prabhakara Nagareddy on the receipt of a three year post-doctoral fellowship from the Canadian Diabetes Association.

The laboratory of Dr. Hongmei Ren has a position open for a post doc scholar. Requisition 547414

Post Doc Scholar Prabhakara Nagareddy, from the Ahmed Abdel-Latif laboratory, is featured with a podium presentation at the Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day.

Many UK Faculty, employees and students attended the premier American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular (ATVB) conference. ***new photos added **

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Morris who collaborated with Dr. Pedro Vera of the Veterans Admin Research Service and was awarded a $500,000 grant for a confocal microscope.

Congratulations to Marina Falaleeva who received an American Heart Association Post Doc Fellowship.  Dr. Andrew Morris is Co-Mentor and assisted Marina Falaleeva with the application.

Congratulations to Dr. Zhenyu Li on receipt of a new American Society of Hematology grant.

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Latif is currently offering a clinical trial that uses your own stem cells to help recover from a heart attack.  Read about it here.

Former Daugherty laboratory graduate student A. Phil Owens, III makes headlines with receipt of NIH Pathway to Independence award.Incoming new faculty member Ryan Temel has just published a new article.

The American Heart Association Heart Walk is Saturday, May 18 at Keeneland.  For more information on this fundraiser, click here.  Donate to the Heart Walk through the Saha CVRC team page by clicking here.

There is a position opening in the laboratory of Susan Smyth for a Senior Scientist/Surgeon.

Dr. Susan Smyth has been named the recipient of the 2013 Jeffrey M. Hoeg Arteriosclerosis Award for Basic Science and Clinical Research from the American Heart Association ATVB Council.  For more information, click here.

Dr. Xiangan Li has been chosen the winner of the 2013 PVD Mid-Career Investigator Award.  Dr. Li will receive his award at the ATVB/PVD Joint Council Dinner in Orlando on Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Congratulations to the Fornwalt lab for successfully raising more than $1,000 at the first annual Barbecue event raising funds to benefit the American Heart Association.

UK Basketball Great Dan Issel Honored on 2013 Commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottle with proceeds benefitting the Gill Heart Institute.  Makers Mark Issel bottle

Dr. Bernhard Hennig has been honored by the UK Board of Trustees with a University Research Professorship.  To read more about Dr. Hennig's award, follow the link.

Venkat Subramanian, PhD has been awarded a grant from the Washington University DRC Pilot and Feasibility Grant for his proposal entitled Role of macrophage-specific calpain in diabetic atherosclerosis.

Lexington-based company Medmovie, in conjunction with the American College of Cardiology create an iPad app called CardioSmart Explorer that explains how the heart works, its common problems and treatments. To learn more about Medmovie and the CardioSmart Explorer App, click here.

The Saha CVRC is active on Linkedin.  Connect with us and stay attached.

New resources to assist student success have been listed on the links page.

Dr. Susan Smyth recommends small steps to a healthier lifestyle.

Congratulations to Dr. Venkat Subramanian on receiving an American Heart Association Beginning Grant in Aid!

Saha CVRC is now connected to both the ATVB LinkedIn and Facebook websites.

Congratulations to Nate Helsley for being chosen as a finalist in The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Cardiovascular Pharmacology (ASPET CVP) Graduate Student Competition. Nate has also received a travel award to partially fund the trip. Nate is currently a fellow on the NIH Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Training Grant.

Binggang Xiang, PhD abstract selected for presentation in the Best of Hemostasis and Thrombosis session of the American Society of Hematology meeting. Dr. Xiang is a member of the Zhenyu Li laboratory.

Are you a patient taking the prescription Digoxin?  You may want to read about the UK research results indicating an increased risk of death and discuss it with your physician.

A morning keynote lecture, at the Delaware Symposium, to a crowded house interested in the newest discoveries in the world of cardiovascular research featured Alan Daugherty. Dr. Daugherty is the Director of the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Kentucky.

We would like to introduce some of the highly respected women of UK cardiology.

A former NIH T32 fellow with the Saha CVRC is making headlines

15th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day was held Friday, October 5.  Photos of the Day are now available.

Binggang Xiang, member of Dr. Zhenyu Li's laboratory, received 2012 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Abstract Achievement Award

Are you looking for information about weight management?  The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has information for you called the Healthy Weight Campaign.

Gill Heart and Saha CVRC featured on UK at the Half October 6th UK Football Game.

Three Days of Events Marked Cardiovascular Professionals Research Week

The Saha CVRC is now on Linked In. Connect with us.

Governor Proclaims Cardiovascular Professionals Research the Week of October 1-7, 2012 culminating with the 2012 Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day.

Advanced Approaches to Heart Disease Management Symposium. CME Event on October 6, 2012

Dr. Gary Gibbons joins the NHLBI as Director

The Saha CVRC would like to express condolences to the Waugh family at the passing of William Howard Waugh, MD, FACP, who was a former Kentucky Heart Association Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Research and Professor of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Please click here to view the obituary of this productive man who made great contributions to the field of medicine and cardiovascular research.

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc., F.A.H.A. as editor-in-chief of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology: Journal of the American Heart Association (ATVB), a monthly journal devoted to the biology, prevention and impact of vascular diseases.     Alan Daugherty faculty web page.

Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been appointed to the board of directors and Chair of the research committee of the American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate.      Nancy Webb faculty web page.

The Million Hearts Challenge. Develop a short video about heart health for the CDC and win a prize!

Can drinking coffee lower your risk of death from several diseases including heart disease?  This NIH study looks into this topic.

University of Kentucky is sponsoring Vasculata 2012, July 25-28

Many UK Faculty, employees and students attend the premier American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular (ATVB) conference.

NIH Names Dr. Gary H. Gibbons director of the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Gill Heart Institute will receive proceeds from the sales of the 16th edition of Maker's Mark signature charitable bottle series that features UK Football Great Tim Couch

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Latif discusses the connection between age-related eye disease and CAD with CardioSource World News

Visit the Saha CVRC team page for the AHA Heart Walk!

Do you know your heart attack risk.  NIH/NHLBI has a predication tool to help predict your 10 year risk.

NHLBI wants your feedback on the future of Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Former Nancy Webb laboratory member to run across 48 states to raise awareness and funding for the American Heart Association

Dr. Susan Smyth featured on "UK at the Half"

The state of heart disease in America.  The AHA 2012 update is now available.

College Gill Heart Institute to reveal 16th edition of Maker's Mark signature charitable bottle series with surprise special honoree on Tuesday, March 20, 11am, CT Wethington Building. Proceeds will benefit the Gill Heart Institute

College Dean discusses importance of research to new class of medical students.

Congratulations to Fred Onono for receiving an American Heart Association Post Doc Fellowship

Center members continue to successfully publish in highly competitive journals.

Coach Cal signed basketball raffle to raise funds for AHA happening now!

Center's AHA Heart Walk Team Holding Bake Sale to Raise Money for the American Heart Association

New NHLBI CAI grant program offers the potential to benefit public health by identifying, accelerating, and increasing the number of highly innovative scientific discoveries.

Daugherty Named Editor of Major Journal and Receives Award from AHA

Center's faculty research has a personal connection with a UK Medical School Student

NHLBI issues amendment allowing some R21 resubmissions.

College Dean discusses educating the next generation of Scientists with WUKY radio

NHLBI working group on heart failure prevention identifies basic and clinical research priorities for the next decade.

Congratulations to the Gill Heart CV Research Day Poster Awardees

2011 Saha Award Recipients Announced on 10-22-11

KY Chapter of the American College of Cardiology 7th Annual Meeting on 10-22-11

Core faculty member Dr. Susan Smyth named Cardiovascular Medicine Division Chief

Applause to Center Faculty for Grant Awards exceeding 6 million in fiscal year 2011!

South East Lipid Research Conference agenda is now on line.

Congratulations to National Marfan Fdn McKusick Fellowship awardee Dr. Xiaofeng Chen

Congratulations to the newest American Heart Association grant recipients; Hongmei Ren, Binggang Xiang, and Fanmuyi Yang.

Congratulations to the newest NIH T32 Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular predoctoral fellows.

NIH Study Shows 19 Percent of Young Adults Have High Blood Pressure

Skyscape, a subsidiary of Physicians Interactive holdings, and the American College of Cardiology have partnered to launch the CardioSource Mobile app. Click here to learn more.

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Morris for being recognized as an outstanding faculty mentor by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Welcome to the newest CVRC Faculty, Dr. Cai Huang

Dr. Mikel Smith appointed to Mazzoleni Chair

American Heart Association Heart Walk Kick-Off Luncheon

How not to write a grant

Centre College News of Research Day poster winner.

Congratulations to Research Day Award Winners. Event Photos are available here.

Work of UK's Saha Center to be showcased at conference

Congratulations to the 2010 Saha Nursing and Medical Student Award Recipients

Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award to Dr. Sibu Saha

Saha CVRC Core Faculty receive recognition in their scientific community by recent appointments

Nominations for the 2011 Provost's Teaching Awards

Heart Surgeon Creates Legacy of Research Excellence

Congratulations to the American Heart Association grant recipients

CVRC Grant Awards in Fiscal Year 2010 more than $8 million

Medical Student Makes Most of Mentor - Dr. Sibu Saha

2010 Inauguration photos of the Dr. Sibu & Becky Saha CVRC

Please join us on July 20, 2010 for the Inauguration of the Saha CVRC!

Alan Daugherty receives AHA Mentor of Women Award

See Photos from the 2010 AHA Heartwalk

Photo Gallery of UK Contributions to the ATVB Conference

Dr. Sibu and Becky Saha endow the CVRC

Visit the College of Medicine 50th Anniversary Website

Congratulations to the winners of the Signed Basketball Raffle Contest!

2010 AHA Heartwalk and Tailgate Party Website active until May 30, 2010

Visit the CVRC Admin AHA Heartwalk Page and Donate to this Great Cause

Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools and more from NIH

Undergrad Student News, Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Important Message from University of Kentucky Dept. of Biological Safety

Use the My NCBI function to create a Bibliography and save time on eSNAP grant renewals.

Special Seminars of Interest, April 8, 2010, visiting speaker Robert J. Dempsey, MD, Wethington Room 403  (Add this to my Outlook Calendar)

UK Faculty, Staff, and Students, please update your UK Alert information

New Site Content:  Employee Resources

Call for UK CCTS Spring Conference Abstracts. 02/17/2010 Deadline

Looking for a Post Doc or Staff Research Job?

Wear Red on Friday 02/05/2010!  Click for details

AHA Start Moving! Spring Challenge kickoff February 3, 2010

College of Medicine Post Doc Poster Award winners

New NIH Salary Cap of $199,700 as of 01/01/2010

Flu Vaccines will be offered to all

Congratulations to all Research Day Poster Winners!

Familiarize yourself with Code of Conduct Addendum

New NIH Grant Application Page Limit Reduction

Congratulations to UK AHA Grant Recipients!

Click here to see pictures from the 2009 Research Day

Postdoctoral Advisory Committee Announces Poster Competition

UK enacts a campuswide tobacco-free policy today

New NIH Grant Application Page Limit Reduction

NIH ORI Data Management link added to Science Tools

UK Homecoming Staff Celebration - Thursday, Oct. 29

CV Research Day, October 23, 2009

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, November 5, 2009

Join the AHA's You're the Cure

Dennis Bruemmer is named CVRC Associate Director

ATVB Conference Honors and Photos

Obesity and cardiovascular disease Pilot Projects due 9-30-09

Seasonal flu shots for employees will be available soon

NetLearning closes Sept. 30; new training system launches October 1.  Print your transcript or it will be lost!

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Tannock for her new NIH R01 HL096589-01

Congratulations to Dennis Bruemmer on being awarded NHLBI 3R01HL084611-04S1

Congratulations to Nancy Webb on being awarded NIDDK 1R01DK082419

UK CVRC is now on Facebook...click here

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