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Boulanger named UK HealthCare chief medical officer

Dr. Bernard Boulanger has been named chief medical officer (CMO) for UK HealthCare effective June 12. He replaces Dr. Paul DePriest who has accepted a position in Tennessee. “Dr. Boulanger will foster collaborative working relationships and linkages with the College of Medicine clinical department chairs and center directors, as well as the leaders of ambulatory

Louisville hosting national conference for start-ups

Hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and start-up company CEOs from across the country will be in Louisville May 30-June 1 for the annual National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer conference (SBIR/STTR). The conference is hosted by the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation and sponsors are the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development,

Markey receives $6.25 million to study deadly cancer

 The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today it is receiving more than $6 million to study a deadly blood and bone marrow disease often caused by chemotherapy or radiation treatments. A $5 million grant from the Edward P. Evans Foundation, along with a $1.25 million donor gift, will fund research of myelodysplastic syndrome

Stanton named spokesperson of the year by emergency medicine group

Dr. Ryan A. Stanton, director of emergency medicine at UK HealthCare’s Good Samaritan Hospital and assistant professor of emergency medicine in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been named the 2012 Spokesperson of the Year by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He is one of four emergency medicine physicians who will

UK Center for Research on violence against women, Verizon establish scholarship program for battered women

The University of Kentucky has announced Verizon Wireless will fund the inaugural scholarship in a first-of-its-kind program for battered women established by the Center for Research on Violence Against Women. The Center plans to establish five Empowerment Scholarships under the umbrella of the Women’s Empowerment Scholarship Program. Verizon Wireless donated $100,000 from its HopeLine® from