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Conference Looks at Neurological Issues in the Pregnant Patient

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine will host the 2019 Obstetrical Neurology Conference on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 for faculty, providers and trainees in neurology, obstetrics, anesthesia and women's...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More

4th Annual KNI Clinical-Translational Research Symposium

The 2019 Kentucky Neuroscience Institute Clinical-Translational Research Symposium is a daylong event that will provide the opportunity for basic, translational, and clinical neuroscience investigators...

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UK Neurologist Pens Editorial About Lack of Minority Representation in MS Drug Research

In an editorial published in CNS Spectrums, Dr. Jay Avasarala takes the research community to task for its lack of minority representation in Phase III clinical trials for drugs to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS...

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The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS)

The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS) was established in 2015 to support basic and translational stroke research, to provide an interactive and collaborative environment for research...

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UK Neurologist Pens Editorial About Lack of Minority Representation in MS Drug Research

In an editorial published in CNS Spectrums, Dr. Jay Avasarala takes the research community to task for its lack of minority representation in Phase III clinical trials for drugs to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS...

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When It Looks Like Dementia But Isn’t: Epilepsy Not Just a “Children’s Disease”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 5, 2019) — Last September, Guy Bradley began having episodes of severe and sudden confusion with night sweats and nausea."He'd wake up and not know where he was or what day it was," said...

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Med Student Who Helped Launch Diversity Program is Now a Physician and Faculty Adviser

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2019) — A meeting in early 2010 sparked Dr. Ima Ebong's passion to advocate for greater minority representation in medical school — a passion that has propelled her to national...

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The University of Kentucky Brain Restoration Center team performed the first-ever Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for a Parkinson’s disease

The University of Kentucky Brain Restoration Center team performed the first-ever Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for a Parkinson’s disease

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Posted - May 15Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

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Posted - Mar 26Read More

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UK Chandler Hospital Best in the State, UK HealthCare Specialty Services Nationally Ranked

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2017)  By Kristi Lopez and Allison Perry Aug. 8, 2017UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region,...

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UK HealthCare Hospitals Earn AHA Stroke Gold Plus Designation

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently honored UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...

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Posted - Jun 12Read More

UK Healthcare Is A Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Epilepsy centers provide a comprehensive team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. A patient-oriented team will typically include epileptologists (neurologists with expertise in treating...

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Posted - May 30Read More

The UK ALS Clinic Has Achieved Certification as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence

Since 1998, The ALS Association’s national network of Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence has provided evidence-based, multidisciplinary ALS care and services in a supportive atmosphere with an emphasis...

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Posted - May 26Read More

Award-winning Comprehensive Stroke Center

UK HealthCare's Stroke Program has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award. The program has also qualified for recognition on the...

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Posted - May 23Read More

American Heart Association: Too Few with Stroke of the Eye are Treated to Reduce Future Stroke

Study Highlights:Only one-third of 5,600 patients with retinal infarction, or stroke in the eye, underwent basic stroke work-up, and fewer than one in 10 were seen by a neurologist.One in 100 of the retinal...

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