Tag: Health

UofL-born company secures an additional $115 million to advance cell therapy...

A company born at the University of Louisville has raised an additional $115 million to further develop a therapy that could improve the lives...

UofL researcher using internet searches to map the spread of COVID-19

When they’re feeling sick, many people turn to the internet. They Google their symptoms — headache, chest pain, shortness of breath — hoping to...

UofL cancer-targeting technology licensed to California medical company

California-based medical device company, Qualigen Inc., has licensed a drug technology developed at the University of Louisville that uses tiny, DNA-coated gold nanoparticles to...

Passport grants help UofL programs improve health for thousands of Kentuckians

UofL affiliates have created several health programs aimed at improving the lives of many Kentuckians, thanks to the grants provided by Passport Health Plan.   Passport Health Plan is a...

UofL research looks at ultrasound cleanliness

Ultrasound imaging machines have many uses in healthcare — biopsies, surgical procedures and checking on developing babies, for example.   But are they kept as...

UofL research: Flavors in e-cigarettes could cause adverse health effects

  E-cigarettes come in all kinds of flavors, like mango, cotton candy or creme brûlée.  But a new study from Boston University and the University of...

UofL doctors provide vision screenings at back-to-school bash

Thanks to faculty, residents and students from the UofL School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 300 community children received free vision...

Can increasing green space improve our health? Learn more at Beer...

In neighborhoods with poor air quality and many busy streets, residents have a higher risk of heart disease. Researchers at the University of Louisville...