American Heart Association gives $1.2 million to University of Kentucky for research

September 5, 2013 

The American Heart Association will give $1.2 million to the University of Kentucky for cardiovascular research, officials announced Thursday.

Eight new grants will go to the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center to fund between one and four years of research focusing on the impact of heart disease and stroke.

The Heart Association will hand over the check at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday at the UK Gill Heart Institute.

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