The University of Louisville was recognized today for its commitment to community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Christopher E. Johnson, PhD, is the new chair of the Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences in the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences. Johnson came to UofL from University of Washington effective Jan. 1.
In a world where the concept of survival of the fittest rules and swimming with the sharks is touted as the way to success, humans and animals alike still perform what only can be described as great acts of kindness and altruism.
Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are inextricably linked, but the two leaders never got together to share their points of view.
Two graduates of the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering have been named to the Forbes magazine list of “30 Under 30 in Manufacturing.”
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford will talk about issues facing college sports at a University of Louisville Conversations With Champions event Feb. 24 at the Brown and Williamson Club, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, beginning at 7 p.m.
The Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center of the University of Louisville Pediatric Endocrinology Division in the Department of Pediatrics has been named an accredited program with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
First Lady Jane Beshear, along with representatives from the Kentucky Cancer Program, the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center and KentuckyOne Health, is launching a new Horses and Hope campaign to raise $1 million for a mobile unit to provide free or significantly reduced cost cancer screenings to underserved populations across Kentucky.
Methamphetamine is more common in places where it’s illegal to sell liquor.
Vladimir Putin. Medieval manuscripts. Turkish politics. Art markets. Researchers who study those diverse topics will share their views with the public through a University of Louisville luncheon lecture series this spring.
More than 50 UofL students, alumni and fans performed some pre-bowl game service - community service - in Charlotte, N.C. the morning of the Belk Bowl, Dec. 30, 2014.
Morris Animal Foundation has awarded a three-year, $155,000 grant to a team of Kentucky and Danish researchers to build a new reference genome sequence for the domestic horse. The sequence will be a much needed tool for animal researchers worldwide and the equine industry in particular because it will significantly improve the ability to understand the role of genetics in animal health and well being.
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.
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant of $115,000 to the University of Louisville Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, bringing the total of grant funding awarded over the past 50 years from RPB to $3,959,800. The latest grant was awarded Dec. 3.
Dr. Gregory Postel, who had been serving as interim CEO of University of Louisville Physicians, has been named permanent CEO of the organization. Postel was chosen to lead the organization long term by its board.
Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at the University of Louisville Jan. 12 as a guest of the university’s McConnell Center.
Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), a privately held company dedicated to bringing new anti-cancer therapies to market, announced that the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have been added as human clinical trial sites for PFK-158, a first-in-man/first-in-class inhibitor of PFKFB3, an enzyme that controls glycolysis and that is overexpressed in most hematological and solid tumors. The two new clinical trial sites are expected to begin enrolling patients Jan. 1, 2015.
Before the Louisville Cardinals and Georgia Bulldogs face off on the grid iron at the Belk Bowl, their respective fans will team up for a good cause.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development program has been notified by its accrediting body, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) that it is in full compliance with all required standards and has been released from its probationary status.
Researchers with the Child and Adolescent Health Research Design and Support Unit (CAHRDS Unit) at the University of Louisville have begun a study to examine one of Kentucky’s most vexing children’s health issues: the higher-than-average rate of psychotropic medication being prescribed to children in the Bluegrass State.