Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine

HIV Drugs Show Promise In Treating Common Eye Disease

Jan 7, 2015

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, and his colleague Dr. Ben Fowler about a landmark study published recently in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by Dr. Ambati, showing that HIV/AIDS drugs that have been used for the last 30 years could be repurposed to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, because of a previously undiscovered intrinsic and inflammatory activity those drugs possess.

Dr. Greg covers the myths, misinformation, and facts about this year's flu season which is well under way in Kentucky.  His guest is State Public Health Commissioner Dr. Stephanie Mayfield.

This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Omid Safi of Duke University who blogs often about how technology has had a negative effect on interpersonal communication, especially between parents and children.

A little pre-planning now can help you enjoy the big holiday meal without feeling lousy later.  UK Dieticians tell you how!

This week Dr. Greg highlights an upcoming conference to better equip those caring for loved ones affected by Alzheimer's  disease and Dementia.

A Closer Look At UK's Green Dot Program

Oct 29, 2014

Ann Coker, faculty member in UK's College of Public Health talks about a new study measuring the effectiveness of the Green Dot program in Ky. high schools.

Concert To Benefit Cochlear Implant Program At UK

Oct 15, 2014
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Dr. Greg Davis highlights an upcoming concert to showcase and raise money for UK Healthcare's Cochlear Implant Program.

Dr. Greg talks with UK Healthcare Oncologist Ed Romond about the procedure made famous by actor Angelina Jolie.

Dr. Greg talks with Jeffrey Beall, a research librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, about the prevalence of “predatory” journals.

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Ed Pavlik with UK's Markey Cancer Center about an important "Tealgate" event this Saturday before the UK football game.

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