A newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs is now available to patients at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health. As a site for Keytruda’s research clinical trial, the cancer center is the first in Kentucky to offer the drug now that it is approved.
Thad Druffel

May 2, 2019 - Hot off the press: UofL group to print solar panels using tools similar to printing industry
University of Louisville researchers are reimagining the newspaper printing press to significantly reduce the cost of solar energy. UofL has announced that it has won a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance photovoltaics (PV) research and development at the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research. The project focuses on thin film solar cell production using a roll-to-roll platform, the same used to print newspapers.

Bourbon DNA Research

April 26, 2019 - UofL researcher examines the DNA of bourbon
How is bourbon like a human? A team of researchers at UofL may have that answer. These researchers are studying the molecular make-up of whiskey, including Kentucky’s signature bourbon. UofL engineering professor, Stuart Williams, calls their discoveries “whiskey webs.” Williams is looking at different bourbon brands under microscopes to see what their unique web looks like, something like their own DNA.

Angelique Johnson

March 29, 2019 - Speed professor featured in NBC’s ‘Discovering You’ series
Electrical and biomedical engineer Angelique Johnson, an adjunct professor in the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, is the subject of a recent NBC News Learn video in the “Discovering You: Engineering Your World” series. Johnson’s medical technology company, MEMStim LLC, uses automated manufacturing to make cochlear implants more affordable for patients.

Dan Popa

March 27, 2019 - UofL lab developing tiny robots for big jobs
They’re as tiny as a human hair. They’re robots. And they’re being produced at the University of Louisville robotics lab to do intricate surgery, break up cholesterol in your blood stream or manufacturer the tiniest parts for cell phones. “The vision is in the near future we will be using so-called wafer scale microfactories,” said Dan Popa, UofL’s robotics team leader and a professor in the Speed School of Engineering.

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January 8, 2019 - UofL recognized as top research institution for the fourth time
The University of Louisville has once again been ranked among the top U.S. institutions for research activity. For the fourth time, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education designated UofL a “Research 1” doctoral university with “very high research activity.” “This designation validates the hard work of our faculty, staff and students to make discoveries that change, improve and even save lives” said UofL’s Interim Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation Robert Keynton. “It also validates our continuing efforts to develop the next generation of researchers and innovators.”

Dr. Levi Beverly

November 5, 2018 - UofL cancer researcher gains NIH funding to study Alzheimer’s disease
Levi Beverly, PhD, believes he can use his cancer research to help in the quest to understand a cause and find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, and the National Institute on Aging is providing funding to allow him to investigate further. To generate new ideas in Alzheimer’s disease research, the National Institute on Aging, one of the National Institutes of Health, has offered researchers in other fields already funded by the NIH additional money to explore links between their current field of research and Alzheimer’s disease. Beverly, a UofL cancer researcher, has received one of the first rounds of these $385,000 awards.

Developing Blood Preservation Technology

November 5, 2018 - UofL researchers land grant to develop blood preservation tech with industry
Donated blood can save lives. But for uses like disaster relief, military missions and space flight, blood’s current six-week shelf life just isn’t long enough. To solve that problem, researchers at the University of Louisville have invented a device and method for loading preservative compounds into red blood cells. This technology may aid in extending blood’s window of use by enabling the dehydration and dry storage of red blood cells at room temperature.

Christina Lee Brown

October 18, 2018 - Newest institute named in honor of Christina Lee Brown
In recognition of her support, the University of Louisville will rename its most recently created institute The Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute. In May, Brown committed $5 million in support of the institute, which takes a holistic approach to researching how the human-environment interrelationship impacts peoples’ lives. In addition to building on the pioneering work of Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., that established the field of environmental cardiology, UofL will incorporate community engagement and citizen science to introduce a singular, new approach to the study of health.

Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar

October 8, 2018 - UofL researchers earn $16.4 million to explore impact of environment on diabetes, obesity
A team of researchers at the University of Louisville has garnered $16.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to explore several angles related to how different aspects of our environment contribute to the development or health impacts of diabetes and obesity. Aruni Bhatnagar, PhD, director of the UofL Diabetes and Obesity Center and the recently created Envirome Institute, which houses the Diabetes and Obesity Center, earned a competitive renewal grant that provides funding for essential core programs for all researchers in the center.

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September 25, 2018 - UofL student startup a finalist in national college inventor challenge
The startup, Pascal Tags, was founded by J.B. Speed School of Engineering student, Brandon Young, and recent College of Business graduate, Haley Pfeiffer. Young will pitch the company’s battery-free, smart tag technology at the competition in November at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia. “For Pascal Tags, I think the opportunity is potentially once in a life time,” Young said. “It is very humbling being the first representative from the state of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.”

Harmony and Health Circle

September 6, 2018 - UofL Envirome Institute adds Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil to portfolio; Smith named director
Theodore “Ted” Smith, Ph.D., the former chief of civic innovation for the Office of the Mayor, Louisville Metro Government, and CEO of Revon Systems of Crestwood, Ky., has been named director of the Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil (CHAWS). The center was formerly known as the Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil and was absorbed from Community Foundation fiscal sponsorship. It has evolved to become a research center in the Envirome Institute.

KY Nanotech Additive Manufacturing Conf

August 6, 2018 - 3-D Printing, tiny tech and Iron Man at UofL conference
“Universities play a critical role in the advancement and application of these technologies for industry,” said Dr. Kevin Walsh, associate dean of research at UofL’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering, who led the organizing committee. “Our goal was to bring both sides together, and showcase the innovation generated by that collaboration.”

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June 19, 2018 - University of Louisville launches the Envirome Institute with $5M gift
The University of Louisville today announced the first multimillion dollar gift of President Neeli Bendapudi’s tenure to establish the Envirome Institute at the School of Medicine. The gift, $5 million, from the Owsley Brown II Family Foundation, supports the first institute dedicated to the study of the human envirome. Taking a holistic approach to researching how the human-environment interrelationship impacts peoples’ lives, the institute will build on the pioneering work of Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., the institute’s director, in the field of environmental cardiology. The institute will incorporate community engagement and citizen science to introduce a singular, new approach to the study of health.

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June 18, 2018 - UofL’s Alcohol Research Center determined to uncover effects of alcohol
The National Institutes of Health funded UofL with an $8 million grant to start the center in 2016. UofL researchers are now looking at how alcohol impacts the entire body including the lungs, intestines and other organs. “Our big focus is how nutrition interacts with alcohol to cause organ injury” said Craig McClain, Alcohol Research Center director. Alcohol doesn’t provide calories, protein, minerals or vitamins to sustain the body according to McClain. Because of this, patients’ metabolism and their diet are negatively affected. So individuals who consume on average 15 drinks per day are at risk of health issues.

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May 31, 2018 - A new era in medical care for children begins
A new era in medical care for children will begin this June when the Novak Center for Children’s Health at the University of Louisville opens to patients and their families. “This magnificent facility promises to change how health care is delivered to our children with no child turned away from that care,” University of Louisville Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom said. “Its design for efficiency of care was not by accident; a number of UofL staff spent a tremendous amount of time exploring the best practices from throughout the nation and took the best of those to implement here in Louisville.”

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April 30, 2018 - UofL working with NASA to identify Earth-like planets
Researchers at the University of Louisville are looking to the stars — or, rather, the planets potentially orbiting around them. UofL will be part of the ground-based team for NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) program, which launched in mid-April from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The main goal is to identify 50 Earth-like planets revolving around nearby stars. “TESS can generally only measure the size of a planet,” said Dr. Karen Collins, who is leading the program through Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. “But under the right conditions, photometric ground-based telescopes can measure the masses of those Earth-sized planets.” For Collins, this new project is not only an opportunity to explore the stars, but to work again with her home campus and advisor. She earned her PhD in the department of Physics and Astronomy at UofL.

Mark Slaughter, MD

March 1, 2018 - UofL and Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center achieve 500th heart transplant
The University of Louisville and the Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center marked an important milestone on February 21, 2018 – the 500th heart transplant performed at the hospital since the heart transplant program began there nearly 35 years ago. “As we end American Heart Month, it’s the perfect time to share this wonderful news,” said Mark Slaughter, MD, surgical director of heart transplant for University of Louisville Physicians and Jewish Hospital, and professor and chair, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, UofL School of Medicine. The first heart transplant at the hospital, which was also the first heart transplant in Kentucky, took place on Aug. 24, 1984, performed by the University of Louisville’s Laman Gray Jr., MD.

Barbara Polivka, PhD, RN, FAAN

February 21, 2018 - UofL Researchers Find Unhealthy Levels of Chemicals in Homes of Older Audlts
Researchers at the University of Louisville have found high levels of several chemicals in the homes of local residents while examining the effects of home environmental exposures on asthma in adults 60 and older. An average of 30 chemicals have been detected in each home and indoor concentrations have been about 7.5 times that of outdoor concentrations.

Top executive visit the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

May 25, 2017 - UofL Hosts Fortune 500 Executives for Innovative Partnership Program
Nearly 20 top executives from some of the world’s largest companies visited the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, Micro/Nano Technology Center, FirstBuild, and the Additive Manufacturing Competency Center to learn more about the emerging manufacturing technologies and strategies being developed in Louisville and on UofL’s Campuses.

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February 27, 2017 - UofL's School of Dentistry boasts top 15 national ranking in research dollars.
Thanks to a growing research enterprise, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry ranks 13th nationally in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research funding for 2016 — a jump from 17th in the previous year. “The UofL School of Dentistry is punching above its weight in securing National Institutes of Health research grants. This is an amazing achievement and a reflection of the tireless efforts of the talented research faculty,” said Dean T. Gerard Bradley, BDS, MS, DrMedDent.

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November 29, 2016 - UofL student startups pitch 3-D printed prototypes
Students in the University of Louisville’s new 3-D Printing Business Incubator spent the past semester designing and prototyping new products. “We are excited to have a hundred design engineers leverage disruptive 3-D printing technologies to create business with new products for biomedical, industrial, transportation and consumer sectors,” said professor Sundar Atre, Endowed Chair of Manufacturing and Materials, who launched the incubator. “What they have accomplished this semester is truly extraordinary.” More...

Dr. Emma Birks

November 16, 2016 - UofL research shows heart failure patients recover function with drug therapy and LVAD
A new study, led by Emma J. Birks, MBBS, PhD, professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, is showing that an artificial heart assist device along with medications, may actually help heal the heart, avoiding the need for a heart transplant and allowing for the removal of the device.

Dr. Aaron McGee

November 14, 2016 - UofL researcher to study methods to restore depth perception thanks to Disney award from RPB
Aaron W. McGee, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has received the Disney Award for Amblyopia Research in the amount of $100,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness. McGee will use the award to investigate approaches for improving recovery from amblyopia, or “lazy eye.” The grant is offered to exceptional ophthalmic scientists – MDs or PhDs – with research pursuits of potential significance and promise. McGee is one of two scientists to receive the award in 2016.

Dr. Craig McClain

September 14, 2016 - UofL Researchers Take Lead Role in Exploring Liver Disease
Craig McClain, MD, UofL’s associate vice president for health affairs/research, is the principal investigator and head of a team that has received a Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore diseases of the liver — hepatobiology and toxicology. Video...

Dr. Luz Huntington-Moskos

August 30, 2016 - UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer
A University of Louisville School of Nursing researcher has found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer. The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-term impact on children. Luz Huntington-Moskos, PhD, RN, CPN, UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published the findings in the journal Public Health Nursing. More...

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July 22, 2016 - UofL ranked among top 100 universities in the world for U.S. patents granted
The University of Louisville is among the top 100 universities in the world that were granted U.S. utility patents for 2015. UofL ranked in a five-way tie for No. 97 with 25 patents in fiscal year 2015. “Belonging to this elite list is yet another affirmation that UofL has made great strides in the innovation arena in the last several years,” said Eugene Krentsel, associate vice president for research and innovation. More...

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July 20, 2016 - UofL opens NIH-designated Alcohol Research Center
Alcohol abuse exacts a major toll on health and health costs in the United States and is the 3rd leading preventable cause of death. Researchers at the University of Louisville have received a nearly $8 million grant from the NIH that designates them as an NIAAA Alcohol Research Center. The UofL Center is one of only 20 in the nation. It’s funding score for the grant was the best in the nation, and it is the only center with a nutrition focus. More...

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July 10, 2016 - UofL Human Subjects Protection Program earns reaccreditation
Research involving human subjects at the University of Louisville continues to follow the most stringent ethical and professional guidelines in existence, as evidenced by the UofL Human Subjects Protection Program earning reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. The UofL Human Subjects Protection Program Office (HSPPO) was awarded full accreditation for the maximum period allowed, five years. The HSPPO was the first such program in Kentucky accredited by the association when it received its original accreditation in 2005.

Drs. Kaplan, Steinbach-Rankins, Ramasubramanian

June 28, 2016 - Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. grant supports UofL research for improved retinoblastoma treatment UofL researchers Aparna Ramasubramanian, M.D., and Jill Steinbach-Rankins, Ph.D., have received a grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc., to support their work in developing an improved chemotherapy treatment for retinoblastoma. Ramasubramanian, a pediatric ophthalmologist and ocular oncologist, and Steinbach-Rankins, a professor of bioengineering at the UofL J.B. Speed School of Engineering, are developing nanoparticles that will encapsulate the drug melphalan for use in intravitreal injections in the treatment of retinoblastoma. More...

Dr. Armon Perry

June 22, 2016 - UofL social work team receives $4.9 million to bridge family gaps
The University of Louisville will use a $4.9 million federal grant to help fathers who do not have custody of their children become more engaged parents and forge meaningful relationships with their families. The five-year 4 Your Child project, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, is led by a Kent School of Social Work team headed by Armon Perry, an associate professor who researches fathers’ involvement with children. More...

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June 8, 2016 - UofL engineering students help child with ‘robohand’
Gina Bertocci, professor of bioengineering in the University of Louisville’s JB Speed School of Engineering, had the opportunity to help a 6-year-old boy with a ‘robo hand’ as well as teach her students the applications of doing the work that would help the child with his disability. view video View Video

David A. Scott, Ph.D.

May 31, 2016 - Dental researchers give us another reason to kick the habit
University of Louisville School of Dentistry researcher David A. Scott, PhD, explores how cigarettes lead to colonization of bacteria in the body. Scott and his research team have identified how tobacco smoke, composed of thousands of chemical components, is an environmental stressor and promotes bacteria colonization and immune invasion. More...

Angelique Johnson

May 19, 2016 - UofL working to create ‘next generation’ of women and minority researchers/mentors
Of the researchers who receive small business innovation grants from the federal government, just 10 percent are minorities and 6 percent are women. According to Angelique Johnson, an African American female researcher who received one of those grants for a flexible cochlear implant that could help deaf people hear, being a minority can be a hurdle for obtaining private investments. More...

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Mar 27, 2016 - Conn Center harnesses humidity to make clean fuels
The University of Louisville Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has shown that solar energy can create clean hydrogen fuel by converting water vapor from the air. The journal Energy and Environmental Science recently published “Solar hydrogen production from seawater vapor electrolysis” by Conn Center researchers Sudesh Kumari, R. Turner White, Bijandra Kumar, and Joshua Spurgeon. More...

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Feb 26, 2016 - Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer
University of Louisville School of Dentistry researchers have found a bacterial species responsible for gum disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is present in 61 percent of patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). More...

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Feb 22, 2016 - Micro-fabrication for Cochlear Implants
Dr. Angelique Johnson and the UofL MNTC are the feature of a new NBC LEARN video as part of their popular “Science of Innovation” series. The video is about how her Louisville-based company uses advanced manufacturing to fabricate cochlear implants in the Cardinal cleanroom.view video View Video

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Dec 11, 2015 - UofL students create “bionic” hand for 6-year-old boy video
Dr. Gina Bertocci and her bioenginnering students changed the life of a 6-year old boy, who was born without a right hand, by creating 3-D generated hands.  view video View Video

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Dec 2, 2015 - UofL scientists identify a critical pathway to improve muscle repair
Researchers at UofL have discovered a mechanism involved in skeletal muscle repair that may enable clinicians to boost the effectiveness of adult stem cell therapies for diseases such as muscular dystrophy. Ashok Kumar, Ph.D., and Sajedah M. Hindi, Ph.D., believe their research ultimately will lead to improved treatments for muscle wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cancer cachexia, diabetes, heart disease and others. More...

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Nov 19, 2015 - Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research
Michael Voor in the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery discusses his multi-disciplinary research of broken hips and looks into devices that may be able to help. view video View Video


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Nov 16, 2015 - Grant Awards Up 25 Percent
UofL faculty submitted a record number of research proposals last fiscal year, resulting in a big increase in the number of grant awards. In FY ’15, UofL faculty posted 1,357 proposals, which secured $136.8 million in grant awards, a 25 percent increase in awards over FY’14. More...

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Nov. 9, 2015 - UofL Reaps Big Dividends From Research Investments
The University of Louisville’s relatively small investments in new research ideas and projects has resulted in an average return on investment of 1,777 percent. Since 2000, UofL has spent $11 million in seed money for faculty-led research projects. Faculty in turn used that money to secure another $208 million in funding from outside sources like the National Institutes of Health or private investors. More...

Cancer therapy improvements, a tumor infiltrated with CD8+T cells

Oct 20, 2015 - UofL Researchers Awarded Patents
Technologies to improve bone grafts and cancer immunotherapies, protect lung tissue during radiation treatment, reverse neurological damage and improve recovery from spinal cord injury are among the patents issued to the University of Louisville Research Foundation recently. Two of the inventions have been licensed and are in the process of making their way into the health-care system to improve the lives of patients. More...

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Oct 1, 2015 - UofL Micro Nano Technology Center
The Micro/Nano Technology Center (MNTC) is utilized for both research and instructional purposes. The facility provides a state-of-the-art 10,000 ft2 cleanroom for teaching both fundamental and current fabrication techniques to manufacture integrated circuits (ICs), discrete microelectronic devices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), sensors and actuators and various electro-optic devices. The center also serves as an appropriate setting for technology transfer of information and projects. view video View Video


July 6, 2015 - New Chemistry Instrument Vastly Expands Research Capabilities
The College of Arts & Sciences’ Center for Regulatory, Environmental and Analytical Metabolomics (CREAM) just installed a cutting edge instrument that will be used by researchers in the departments of Chemistry, Biology, Bioengineering, and Biomedical Sciences, as well as those from other universities around the country. The instrument was funded with a $600,000 National Institute of Health award given to Dr. Xiang Zhang. It will primarily be used for biomedical studies to understand disease mechanisms at the molecular level – with a focus on liver disease, cardiovascular disease, lupus, and cancer. More...

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June 24, 2015 - UofL earns designation for commitment to economic engagement
UofL has earned recognition from the Washington, D.C.-based Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for its strong commitment to economic engagement. The APLU on June 24 named UofL and 17 other public universities to its 2015 class of “Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities.” The designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, workforce development and community development. More...

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May 29, 2015 - UofL part of first successful study of virus attack on cancer
It’s a new weapon in the arsenal of cancer fighting treatments: utilizing genetically modified viruses to invade cancer cells and destroy them from the inside. University of Louisville researcher Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center (JGBCC), and a team of international scientists found that stage IIIb to IV melanoma patients treated with a modified cold sore (herpes) virus had improved survival. More...

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May 11, 2015 - Inscope wins global business plan contest
A University of Louisville College of Business student team marketing a wireless laryngoscope won the top prize Saturday at Global Venture Labs Investment competition in Austin, Texas. Inscope Medical Solutions team members Maggie Galloway, Mary Nan Mallory, Adam Casson and Will Coburn earned winnings valued at $75,000. That total includes a $25,000 cash prize, $25,000 incubator package and consulting time with the director of Jon Burmlay Texas Venture Labs. view video View Video

Haribabu Bodduluri

April 29, 2015 - University of Louisville researchers detail role of silica and lung cancer
Researchers at UofL have detailed a critical connection associated with a major environmental cause of silicosis and a form of lung cancer. Their study is reported in the April 29 issue of Nature Communications. Haribabu Bodduluri, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology and a researcher in the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and his team made the crucial connection between exposure to inhaled silica and rapid progression of lung cancers. This study also outlines the critical role of the inflammatory mediator LTB4 and its receptor BLT1 in promoting silica mediated lung tumor growth. More...

Paula Bates

April 23, 2015 - UofL awarded $3 million to speed technologies to market
UofL announced April 22 that a grant from the National Institutes of Health will combine with matching funds from the university to create a new $6.1 million initiative to commercialize discoveries made by UofL researchers. “This award illustrates the success UofL is witnessing in its mission to become a premiere metropolitan research university,” said William M. Pierce Jr., executive vice president for research and innovation. “We know it is not enough only to make great discoveries; we must find ways to bring those discoveries to the marketplace where they will benefit the people of our city, state and beyond. This grant provides significant support to do so.” view video View Video

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April 18, 2015 - Inscope finishes second in Rice contest
Inscope, a University of Louisville College of Business graduate student team marketing a wireless laryngoscope, won second place in the Rice Business Plan Competition April 16-18 in Houston. More...

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April 3, 2015 - UofL start-up sets sights on boosting solar cell technology
A University of Louisville engineering professor is leading a team now that's developed a new approach that experts think could leapfrog existing technology and make waves in the multibillion-dollar global solar market. "The industry is very hungry for a solution," said Thad Druffel, theme leader for solar manufacturing at U of L's Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research and co-founder of a start-up, Bert Thin Films LLC. More... Courier-Journal, Grace Schneider

Barbara Polivka

March 31, 2015 - Not just for children: UofL researchers to examine asthma triggers in older adults
Although often considered a childhood health problem, asthma can cause serious illness for people age 60 and older, and little is known about the triggers of asthma in seniors. Understanding the personal and environmental influences of asthma in older adults is the focus of a $2.3 million National Institute on Aging grant awarded to Barbara Polivka, PhD, Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair in Nursing, UofL School of Nursing, and her interdisciplinary team. view video View Video

Tanya Wiese

Jan 28, 2015 - UofL sole site in Kentucky testing investigational device for emphysema
UofL has launched a research trial to study an investigational medical device designed to aid patients with emphysema by shutting off the diseased part of the lung. UofL is the only site in Kentucky among 14 nationwide testing the device. More...

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Dec 23, 2014 - UofL cancer researchers discover gene mutation's role
Researchers at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center have identified for the first time mutations that destabilize a DNA structure that turns a gene off. These mutations occur at four specific sites in what is known as the “hTERT promoter” in more than 75 percent of glioblastomas and melanomas. More...

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Dec 9, 2014 - Earth 2050 3D Printing
The "Xploration Earth 2050" program included a segment that highlights the 3D child's heart model that was designed by UofL's Rapid Prototying Center. View the Video

James McGaugh

Dec 2, 2014 - Scientist who links emotion, memory wins psychology award
A brain scientist who helped explain how our emotions affect what we learn and remember has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. More...

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Nov. 21, 2014 - Childhood cancer research grant awarded to UofL
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant to the University of Louisville (UofL). This grant is one of 40 infrastructure grants awarded as part of the foundation’s fall grant cycle, totaling more than $2.5 million and surpassing last year’s total awarded during this same period. More...

Judith Danovitch

Nov. 20, 2014 - Powerful force: Study shows young children strongly favor familiar characters
Parents shopping for coveted holiday toys know well the pull that familiar characters in cartoons, movies or ads exert on purchasing. A recent study shows that even young children are highly susceptible to the allure of favorite characters when it comes to choosing products. More...

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Oct. 16, 2014 - Next generation: Scientist will preview space telescope
An astronomer on the team developing the scientific successor to the Hubble Space Telescope spoke about the complex project and what it may yield during an Oct. 16 lecture at the University of Louisville. More...

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Oct. 14, 2014 - UofL alcohol researcher to gave prestigious lecture
Craig J. McClain, MD, UofL associate vice president for health affairs/research and a prominent alcohol researcher, delivered the 19th Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the National Institutes of Health. More...

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Sept. 19, 2014 - Brown Cancer Center first in state to provide new melanoma drug
A newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs is now available to patients at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health. As a site for Keytruda’s research clinical trial, the cancer center is the first in Kentucky to offer the drug now that it is approved.. More...

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Sept. 16, 2014 - Patent and license holders honored
Faculty members whose work has resulted in U.S. patents and licenses were honored Sept. 16 at the 2014 Celebration of Faculty Excellence. More...