January 06, 2017
By Craig Martin (Director of Professional Practice Development, UK College of Pharmacy and UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services)
Bluegrass Community Health Center and The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy have announced an expanding partnership to create a new pharmacy residency program located in Lexington, Kentucky.
December 07, 2016
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight documents the rise in the number of newborns beginning life facing drug withdrawal in the nation, and particularly in Kentucky.
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for November 2016 was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association -Pediatrics and is titled “Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Amid Efforts to Combat the Opioid Abuse Epidemic”.
December 01, 2016
By Kevin Chen
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.