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.
To effectively improve the health of people and the delivery of health care, you don’t need everything – just the right things.
Emory University historian and human rights advocate Carol Anderson will discuss “white rage” and U.S. racial relations during the Anne Braden Memorial Lecture at the University of Louisville.
Having transformed the curriculum and the educational space in which it is delivered, the University of Louisville School of Medicine was notified by its accrediting entity that it is in compliance with all educational standards and probationary status has been lifted. UofL anticipates receiving the detailed written report in the coming weeks.
Sadiqa Reynolds, the first woman to be named president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League, will be the keynote speaker Nov. 10 at the annual Women’s Empowerment Luncheon for the University of Louisville Women’s Center.
Senior dental hygiene student Faith Thiongo says her fellow classmates and faculty have offered her tremendous support during her educational journey far from home.
As the Louisville Cardinals and the Florida State Seminoles prepare to face off on the football field Saturday, the two universities will come together in a different type of exchange in the lecture hall.
The University of Louisville and Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will take shoppers on a Dec. 4 whirlwind tour of local shops and restaurants on the fifth annual Holiday Cards Buy Local Shopping Tour.
Two October forums featuring University of Louisville professors and community housing leaders will look at the impact of recent rulings, policies and initiatives on fair housing in Louisville.
Two medical faculty members who are actively working to infuse LGBT-DSD competencies into the medical school curriculum have been named 2015 HSC Faculty/Staff Ally Award winners by the LGBT Center.
Louisville ministers and a youth activist will examine how fear contributes to racial perceptions during a University of Louisville forum Oct. 22.
Is your house cluttered, but you don’t have time to have a garage sale?
As the University of Louisville celebrated staff members for more than 6,200 hours of combined service this fall, there was one employee who had reached a rare career milestone. UofL electrician Rex Minks was honored for working at the university for 50 years.
UofL Theatre Arts kicks off its 2015-16 season Oct. 21 with “Polaroid Stories,” a powerful examination of truth and mythology told through the hard-knock lives of street kids.
National food-safety expert and attorney Bill Marler, who has represented thousands of people in poisoning claims against food companies, will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 30 about “Foodborne Illness Litigation.”
Local artists Laurie Jane and the 45’s will perform at WFPK’s “Live Lunch” program at the Red Barn Friday, Oct. 9.
UofL's Board of Trustees has given the go-ahead for a $40 million renovation of the Swain Student Activities Center on Belknap Campus.
“What Works for Depression” will be presented at the next “Building Hope” lecture sponsored by the University of Louisville Depression Center. Speaking will be Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, director of the Depression Center and professor and vice chair for academic affairs of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UofL School of Medicine.
As many as one-third of parents who experience the loss of a pregnancy may suffer from intense grief, resulting in anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. Marianne Hutti, PhD, APRN, coordinator of the Women’s Health-Family Nurse Practitioner Dual Major Program at the University of Louisville School of Nursing, is leading a study that will help nurses and physicians predict which individuals would benefit from intervention to cope with intense grief over the loss of a pregnancy.
The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging at the University of Louisville continues its Optimal Aging Lecture Series with “Understanding the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Person-Centered Perspectives on Dementia Care,” Wednesday, Oct. 14. The lecture will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club, 200 E. Brandeis Ave.