Brown Cancer Center Receives Gift For Resource Facility

A financial gift announced today will allow for the expansion of a resource center for patients and families at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Director Dr. Donald Miller says the gift comes from Raymond and Eleanor Loyd of Louisville. Both are cancer survivors who received treatment at the Brown Center, as […]

Brown Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation

The University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center has received a prestigious national designation for its breast care program. U of L President James Ramsey says the center is the first in Kentucky to be granted full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. “Accreditation means that right here in Louisville, Kentucky […]

Biotech Breakthroughs Could Lead to New Tobacco Industry

Over the years, tobacco has been a major economic engine for Kentucky. But the number of tobacco farmers has plummeted since the federal government ended its 70 year old price support program in 2004. Those who still grow tobacco say the crop has an uncertain future as the nation’s smoking rate continues to decline. WFPL’s […]

U of L Celebrates Nobel Announcement

Monday’s announcement that a German scientist will share this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine is being celebrated at the University of Louisville. Dr. Harald zur Hausen is being honored for identifying the human pappiloma virus, or HPV, as the cause of cervical cancer. That led to the development of a cervical cancer vaccine with the […]