allan butterfield

UK Researchers Seek to Identify Ways to Relieve Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive Impairment

By Gail Hairston and Allison Perry

Of the 14 million cancer survivors in the United States, a significant number experience a serious side effect called chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment (CICI). While easily recognized, little is known about the etiology of this condition, also known informally as “chemo brain.” CICI can significantly reduce patients’ quality of life with serious, even devastating, symptoms such as memory lapses, difficulty concentrating, negative impacts on multitasking, confusion and fatigue.

Butterfield, Odom, and Woodrum honored in Teacher Who Made a Difference Program

Prof. Allan Butterfield, Prof. Susan Odom, and Dr. Kim Woodrum were honored in the Teachers Who Made a Difference Program on April 29, 2017. The University of Kentucky College of Education sponsors this program as a way to honor educators who have made profound impacts on the lives of their students. 

Butterfield to Receive Mentoring Excellence Award from Major National Society

Allan Butterfield will be receiving the Society of Free Radical Biology and Medicine’s Mentoring Excellence Award at the society's national conference in Seattle, Nov. 19-23.

Butterfield's Research Garners International Recognition

Allan Butterfield describes his current project as "one of the most intellectually stimulating projects I've ever worked on."

Chemist Allan Butterfield Awarded Alkmeon International Prize for Alzheimer's Research

Butterfield is being awarded the Alkmeon International Prize for his contribution to research on Alzheimer's Disease in Rome on April 3rd.

UK Researcher Allan Butterfield Earns 2013 Discovery Award

The Society for Free Radical Biology & Medicine recently named the University of Kentucky's Dr. Allan Butterfield as the recipient of its 2013 Discovery Award.

Groundbreaking UK Study Shows Key Enzyme Missing from Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

A groundbreaking new study led by the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center's Dr. Peter Zhou found that triple-negative breast cancer cells are missing a key enzyme that other cancer cells contain — providing insight into potential therapeutic targets to treat the aggressive cancer.

Chemistry Professor Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

UK Chemistry professor Allan Butterfield was recently announced as the newest Fellow of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (SFRBM ) at the 19th Annual Meeting of SFRBM in San Diego.

Allan Butterfield Named Prestigious SFRBM Fellow

On November 17, 2012, UK’s Allan Butterfield was announced as the newest Fellow of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (SFRBM). Butterfield’s election was announced at the 19th Annual Meeting of SFRBM in San Diego.

Fighting Alzheimer's with Antioxidants: Allan Butterfield

Allan Butterfield is UK's Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry at UK, and the Director of the Center for Membrane Sciences.

The focus of his research is the study of oxidative stress on the brain, one of the main components of Alzheimer's Disease.

In this podcast, Professor Butterfield discusses his research group's experiments and results, and talks about fighting the disease by stimulating the brain's production of antioxidants.

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier.

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