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'Behind the Blue': Cardiovascular Health and Research With Alan Daugherty

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2021) — University of Kentucky’s Saha Cardiovascular Research Center recently held its annual Cardiovascular Research Day, an event that showcases innovative research in cardiovascular health. The event features prominent speakers in the field of cardiovascular health and was the first in-person scientific conference in the field of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism and cardiovascular disease in nearly two years.

With 250 attendees from UK and nearly 40 other universities, the event featured a wide variety of research activity from scientists and researchers, from trainees to prominent senior scientists.

This week’s episode of "Behind the Blue" features the director of the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center and chair of the UK Department of Physiology, Alan Daugherty, Ph.D. Daugherty is also the Gill Heart Foundation Chair of Preventive Cardiology. He serves as editor-in-chief of the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Journal, and his research focuses on molecular mechanisms of vascular diseases, including atherosclerosis and aortic aneurysms.

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