July 21, 2017
A Vietnam-era Veteran hobbles into the Statesboro, Georgia VA clinic. As much as he savors pizza, chicken-fried steak, and cheddar cheese, his primary care doc’s advised the old soldier to cut back and take medication to lower his LDL.
July 13, 2017
The UK College of Pharmacy will host its eighth annual Symposium on Drug Discovery and Development on Thursday, August 10, 2017. This year’s Symposium is in partnership with the College’s Natural Products Consortium. The Symposium will feature recent advances in the design of antibody-drug conjugates for treating cancer and other diseases, as well as advances in our understanding how Nature generates compounds that have been exploited in medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology.
July 03, 2017
On July 10, the UK College of Pharmacy will welcome Mrs. Sandra Martin from the University of Manchester School of Pharmacy. Her talk will focus on pharmacy in the United Kingdom as she discusses the Emergency Department (ED) and Independent Prescriber Programs at Manchester University.
Martin worked as a hospital pharmacist for 27 years in various specialist roles, including Care of the Elderly, Intensive Care, Acute Medicine and as a specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist.
June 20, 2017
New findings published in Nature Chemical Biology show promise for finding new solutions to treat lung cancer and other deadly diseases. Kentucky continues to lead the nation in incidence and death rates from lung cancer, and the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is committed to reducing these numbers.
May 05, 2017
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for April 2017 was published in Immunobiology and is titled, “Pneumocystis infection alters the activation state of pulmonary macrophages”.
April 27, 2017
K'Quan McNease's time is split between studying journalism at the University of Kentucky and caring for his foster children.
Most of their parents have abused opioids, he said, so the issue of the opioid epidemic in Kentucky hits close to home for him.
The problem is well-known. Many Kentuckians are personally affected, and the epidemic —and the devastation it brings — is
frequently cited in local and national news stories. But McNease wonders how many of those Kentuckians know how to help
April 12, 2017
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for March, 2017 is titled “Comparison of ß-lactam plus aminoglycoside versus ß-lactam plus fluoroquinolone empirical therapy in serious nosocomial infections due to Gram-negative bacilli” and was published in the Journal of Chemotherapy.
February 22, 2017
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for February, 2017 is titled “Rapid and facile quantitation of polyplex endocytic trafficking” and was published in the The Journal of Controlled Release.
February 10, 2017
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for January, 2017 was published in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and is titled “Characterization of Synthesized and Commercial Forms of Magnesium Stearate Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Powder X-Ray Diffraction, and Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy”.