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APhA-ASP Regional Awards Article

December 01, 2016

By Kevin Chen

 

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UK’s Pharmacy Educator Program Sweeps the Nation

November 21, 2016

Ask anyone that has been through pharmacy school, and they will tell you there was one topic or one skill that they struggled to master. Whether they couldn’t make sense of pharmacokinetics, struggled to get past a needle phobia, or were terrible with time management, they will tell you that they made it through because of the guidance offered by a very special professor or preceptor.

 

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Atefeh Garzan, Dr. Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, Allan Pang, and Dr. Oleg Tsodikov
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight details the discovery of new enzyme inhibitors that may be useful in the future treatment of tuberculosis.

November 17, 2016

The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for October, 2016 was published in the ACS Chemical Biology and is titled “Discovery of Allosteric and Selective Inhibitors of Inorganic Pyrophosphatase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis”.

 

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UKCOP Students Tested in Mock Disaster, Earn Emergency Response Certification

November 15, 2016

Imagine for a moment...

It’s early April in the Bluegrass.  The cold and grey of winter has begun to melt away to reveal glorious Kentucky blue skies.  The air is fresh and crisp and inviting.  There is no place you’d rather be than Red River Gorge, hiking out to that waterfall you adore along the Rock Bridge Trail.

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UK Hosts Ashland Inc. Distinguished Lecture & Symposium on Drug Discovery & Development

November 15, 2016

With nearly 30k students, more than 2,400 faculty members, 16 colleges and professional schools, and more than 200 academic programs, the University of Kentucky is rife with opportunities for collaboration. 

On November 4, 2016, the UK College of Pharmacy and the UK College of Engineering took advantage of this opportunity and joined forces to host the first-annual, combined Ashland Inc. Distinguished Lectures & Symposium on Drug Discovery & Development at the W.T. Young Library.

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Dr. Gilbert Burckart
Burckart Named 2016 Paul Parker Award Recipient

November 07, 2016

Gilbert J. Burckart, a UK College of Pharmacy alumnus and R#22 in the UK HealthCare Pharmacy Residency program, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Award. Dr. Burckart will receive his honor at the 2016 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Dr. Oreoluwa Adedoyin and Dr. Charles Loftin
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight details a role for inflammatory signaling lipids in cardiovascular diseases

October 25, 2016

The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for September, 2016 was published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and is titled “Microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 Expression by Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells Attenuates the Differentiated Phenotype”.

 

The project was conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Charles Loftin and features the dissertation research of Dr. Oreoluwa Adedoyin, a recent graduate of the Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD program in the College of Pharmacy. 

 

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The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight reveals the challenge of treating chronic respiratory infections in patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

August 22, 2016

The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for July, 2016 is to be published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis and is titled “Optimizing beta-lactam pharmacodynamics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adult cystic fibrosis patients”. 

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Alla Arnold, MA, CRA
Congratulations to Alla Arnold on passing her Certified Research Administrator’s examination!

July 21, 2016

The designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA) means that an individual met the requirements of the Research Administrators Certification Council and demonstrated a level of knowledge necessary for a person to be a professional research or sponsored programs administrator.

The 4-hour examination is the professional standard and covers a range of topics including proposal development, legal requirements, and financial management.

Alla is a valued member of the Research Office and has served as the College Grants Officer for the past 3 years.

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June Research Highlight: A a novel approach in the development of new antibiotics directed against the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB)

July 21, 2016

The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight features a novel approach in the development of new antibiotics directed against the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).

 

The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for June, 2016 was published in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry and is titled “A biocatalytic approach to capuramycin analogues by exploiting a substrate permissive N-transacylase CapW”.

 

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