Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju

Researcher Studies Cancer in Africa to Understand it at Home

By understanding the metabolic and epigenetic risk factors for breast cancer in Nigeria, researchers like Tomi Akinyemiju can better understand why African-American women in the United States are more likely to develop this disease and can begin to develop ways to prevent the disease and develop more effective treatment.

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Herald-Leader (kentucky.com) (Jennifer Havens; Eli Capilouto)

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Honoring Isaac Murphy, Learning From His Story

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Utilities Infrastructure Repair and Replacement Work

The Monday Blog
Oct. 1, 2018

UK Community Called to 'Witness'

President Capilouto’s Blog
Sept. 24, 2018

Kentucky Can: UK's Campaign for the 21st Century

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