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March 22, 2017 - Dr. Michael Flaherty leads new study finding the Abiomed Impella® Heart Pump reduces injury to kidneys during high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention - Read More

February 9, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown discusses reducing heart attack risk, and Hands-Only CPR - Read More

February 6, 2017 - Dr. Brad Sutton discusses how having business know-how opens up new career opportunities for physicians in AAMCNews - Read More

December 20, 2016 - Multi-center study of adult stem cells now open at seven sites in six states - New research expands on previous studies by Dr. Roberto Bolli at the University of Louisville - Read More

December 19, 2016 - Dr. Emma Birks talks about her study showing heart pump plus aggressive drugs could allow people with heart failure to regain full function - Watch Video

November 4, 2016 - Dr. Gary Gibbons, Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health presented the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture - Read More | Photos

October 24, 2016 - Drs. Rakesh Gopinathannair and Michael Flaherty lead newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant program at Jewish Hospital - Read More 

September 29, 2016 - Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar, other health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah - Read More

August 9, 2016 - Dr. Ali. Marian tabbed to deliver the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture - Read More

June 1, 2016 - Bradford Hill, Ph.D., was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the NIH to study the role of metabolism in cardiac cell therapy.

June 1, 2016 - Steven Jones, Ph.D., was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to study the regulation of metabolic genes in the heart.

“Incredible!” That's how Mike Jones describes his life three and a half years after receiving stem cells as part of Dr. Roberto Bolli's groundbreaking SCIPIO trial. The study, in which twenty patients received their own cardiac stem cells, has transformed Mike Jones' life. Read more.

2017 Hands-Only CPR Training at UofL Men's Basketball


February 2, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown and her team demonstrate "Hands Only" CPR to fans at the UofL men's basketball game vs. Syracuse in the KFC Yum! Center - See Photos

February 2, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown and her team demonstrate "Hands Only" CPR to fans at the UofL women's basketball game vs. N.C.State in the KFC Yum! Center - See Photos

January 31, 2017 - Dr. Andrew DeFilippis, Alpha Phi Foundation's 2016 Heart to Heart Grant recipient and cardiologist at the University of Louisville, explains his innovative research and how the generosity of our donors made it possible - See Video

November 15, 2016 - Dr. Emma Birks presents evidence showing that an artificial heart assist device along with medications may actually help heal the heart - Read More

October 25, 2016 - UofL research team co-authors American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report on air pollution linked to blood vessel damage in healthy young adults - Read More

September 27, 2016 - Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar part of Mayor's forum on possible e-cigarette, hookah ban - Read More

August 12, 2016 - Participants sought by UofL for FACTT trial researching e-cigarette flavors. For more information, e-mail - Read More

May 18, 2016 - Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., and the UofL Diabetes & Obesity Center are part of an air pollution reduction project - Read More

April 25, 2016 - Dr. Lorrel Brown earns American College of Cardiology award for CPR training at the Kentucky State Fair - Read More

April 12, 2016 - Dr. Andrew DeFilippis was recently honored with the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Early Career Investigator Award - Read More

Oct. 29, 2015 - Roberto Bolli, M.D., FAHA, honored with the Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences from The Ohio State University - Read More