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Gibbs Foundation grants UofL $1.5 million to expand clinical trials for cancer immunotherapy

By Betty Coffman More individuals will have access to new treatments for cancer at UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center thanks to a new gift supporting immunotherapy clinical trials. The Gibbs Foundation Inc. is giving $1.5 million to the University of Louisville over three years to fund additional research staff and faculty time dedicated to...

UofL receives $3.6 million to research health effects of vaping flavorings

By Baylee Pulliam The University of Louisville has received a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration to study the effects of flavorings like mango and bubblegum used in vapes and electronic cigarettes. Researchers in the UofL Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute, which recently inaugurated  the university’s New Vision of...

UofL to create New Vision of Health Campus for pioneering work to increase health equity

By Betty Coffman The University of Louisville is creating a new campus in downtown Louisville to be known as the UofL Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute – New Vision of Health Campus, where study will focus on health as a shared community resource, incorporating environmental and cultural factors. The campus will be both a world-class research center and...

UofL teams with Microsoft to explore AI in research

By Baylee Pulliam The University of Louisville is one of a handful of schools selected by Microsoft to explore how artificial intelligence can be used to help researchers.   UofL is one of seven Microsoft Academic Research Consultants, or MARCs, that will study how researchers might leverage the technology to, for example, sift through large data...

UofL named a ‘Tree Campus’ for the 12th consecutive year

By Jill Scoggins No matter where you’re from, trees and green space are an integral part of the college experience. They make campuses more livable, healthy and beautiful, benefiting students and the environment as a whole. The University of Louisville has embraced this concept and for the 12th consecutive year, has been named among the Tree Campus...

UofL students help Ronald McDonald House patient with 3D-printed leg braces

By Holly Hinson When University of Louisville political science student Caleb He met patient Harleigh Bond and her family at his job at the reception desk at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK), he recognized where he could be of service – and he found just the right resource to help make it happen. Six-year old...
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