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U of L To Enroll Some Cancer Patients In New Clinical Trials

The University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center will start enrolling some patients with cancer in clinical trials for an innovative gene therapy.

Doctors at the Cancer Center will remove a patient’s immune system cells, and then those cells will be

How The Amish Live Uninsured But Stay Healthy

Holmes Co., Ohio, is a patchwork of farmland. Modest houses perch on sloping hills and laundry hangs from clothes lines, flapping in the wind. There are horses and buggies – some driven by farmers in straw hats, others by …

U of L Takes Full Ownership Of Cardiovascular Institute

The University of Louisville is taking over full ownership of the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (CII), officials announced Monday.

U of L and the Louisville-based Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence have previously shared ownership of CII , but officials announced Monday …

Methadone Treatment A Long Haul For Many Rural Residents

New research shows just how difficult it is to access opioid treatment in rural areas in Kentucky, Indiana and surrounding states. 

The study from Yale University analyzed drive times to methadone treatment in every county in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, West

Kentucky Organizations Get $1 Million To Fight Hepatitis C

Eight Kentucky-based organizations will share a $1.05 million grant to fight hepatitis C infections spread by the opioid crisis.

Kentucky’s grant is part of a $5.3 million regional grant from Gilead Sciences, a for-profit biopharmaceutical company based in California. Organizations

What Happens To Patients If Louisville’s Jewish Hospital Closes?

After more than two years of being up for sale, the future of Louisville’s Jewish Hospital is unclear. If the downtown hospital closes, it will leave countless patients looking for care elsewhere. But nearby facilities don’t necessarily have capacity, and …

UofL Won’t Buy Jewish Hospital, Other KentuckyOne Properties

The University of Louisville is ending talks to buy KentuckyOne Health, which includes the city’s struggling Jewish Hospital.

In a press release Wednesday evening, the university said it hadn’t been able to find a suitable partner for the deal, and …