News & Information Archive
research indicates that smoking is the most preventable cause of
early death in America. Read more.
Research presented at Scientific Sessions 2013 indicates that coffee may help perk up your blood vessels. Read more.
News from Scientific Sessions 2013 - Experts explain science used in new risk calculator. Read more.
American Heart Association Releases New Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Guidelines. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Many UK Faculty, employees and students attend the premier American
Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular
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 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