New science details discovery of bacterial pathogen in brains of Alzheimer’s patients and possible evidence of disease causation UofL researcher part of international team of scientists, findings published today in Science Advances
New science uncovers how an unlikely culprit, Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) – the bacterium commonly associated with chronic gum disease – appears to drive Alzheimer’s disease...
Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function Extended activity-based training with epidural stimulation resulted in ability to stand and move without stimulation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the...
Kira Taylor, Ph.D.
Scientists find stress negatively affects chances of conception UofL study finds highly-stressed women 40-percent less likely to conceive during ovulation window
What many have long suspected, has been scientifically confirmed – women’s high stress reduces their probability of conception. University of Louisville School of Public Health...
Circle of Harmony and Health
University of Louisville launches the Envirome Institute with $5M gift
LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  The University of Louisville today announced the first multimillion dollar gift of President Neeli Bendapudi’s tenure to establish the Envirome Institute...
Dean and Wang
Disruption of glucose transport to rods and cones shown to cause vision loss in retinitis pigmentosa UofL researchers note the metabolic changes are similar to those seen in lung cancer in laboratory
LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a common hereditary eye disorder that leads to the gradual deterioration of rod cells causing reduced peripheral...
3D Printed Swab
3D printed swabs developed at UofL to help fill gap in COVID-19 test kits
Innovation at the University of Louisville involving multiple departments at the university has led to a promising solution for the shortage of swabs in...
James Cone
James Cone wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Religion
James H. Cone is the winner of the the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, jointly with the University of Louisville, awards the $100,000 prize.
Greg Bourke (left) and Michael DeLeon.
Supreme Court marriage equality plaintiffs create UofL scholarship for Catholic LGBT students
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon, plaintiffs in the landmark 2015 U.S. Supreme Court case Obergefell vs. Hodges that established marriage equality,...
The 3-D structure of the main protease for SARS-CoV-2.
UofL researchers seek new drugs to fight coronavirus using computers in schools across Kentucky Drug discovery work shifts from cancer to COVID-19 using DataseamGrid
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The novel coronavirus may have K-12 students in Kentucky’s school districts learning at home, but researchers at the University of Louisville...
Sara Goldrick-Rab
Sara Goldrick-Rab wins Grawemeyer Award in Education Temple University professor shows how high costs have resulted in ‘a new economics of college’
A Temple University professor, Sara Goldrick-Rab, conducted painstaking research into the modern struggle to pay for a college education in the United States.