April 01, 2016
Throughout its history, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy has produced outstanding pharmacy practitioners and researchers that have changed the way we think about preventative care and disease treatment, and have ultimately improved our health and the health of our loved ones.
March 03, 2016
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for February, 2016 is titled “Synthesis and Bioactivities of Kanamycin B-Derived Cationic Amphiphiles” and was published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
February 25, 2016
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for January 2016 is titled “The Prevalence and Predictors of Low-Cost Generic Program Use in the Pediatric Population” and was published in Drugs – Real World Outcomes.
The study was conducted in the UK College of Pharmacy’s Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP). Graduate students Nathan Pauly and Joshua Brown led the effort under the supervision of IPOP Director, Dr. Jeff Talbert, PhD.
January 21, 2016
In their ongoing quest to develop the latest and most effective drugs for disease treatment, researchers in the University of Kentucky's Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation (CPRI) are looking deep — as in, deep underground.
December 07, 2015
A collaborative research project that will help provide investigators a greater understanding of anticancer properties of natural products is the UK College of Pharmacy Publication Highlight of the Year for 2015.
November 25, 2015
The College hosted its annual Symposium on Drug Discovery and Development November 19 and several graduate students were recognized for their excellence as part of this year’s event. The Symposium featured a poster session and an elevator speech competition for graduate students.
The following students were honored for their contributions.
First Place: Ashley Lay (Dr. Eric Munson’s lab)
Second Place: Meredith Saunders (Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychopharmacology)
Third Place: Daniel Binzel (Dr. Peixuan Guo’s lab)
November 20, 2015
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for November 2015 is titled “Polymer Nanoassemblies with Solvato- and Halo-Fluorochromism for Drug Release Monitoring and Metastasis Imaging” and was published in Therapeutic Delivery.
November 20, 2015
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Professor Chang-Guo Zhan, teamed with fellow UK faculty members Fang Zheng and Sharon Walsh, and Professor Mei-Chuan Ko from Wake Forest University, recently received $6 million in funding over five years to further develop a potential treatment for cocaine abuse.
The project is funded via the National Institute on Drug Abuse Translational Avant-Garde Award and will help push a promising new therapy for overdose and addiction closer to clinical trials.
November 16, 2015
Kenneth Record, a UK College of Pharmacy alumnus and R#63 in the UK HealthCare Pharmacy Residency program, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Award. Dr. Record will receive his honor at the 2015 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Parker Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 8 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. To register for the luncheon, click here: www.ukalumni.net/pharmparker2015.
November 09, 2015
The UK College of Pharmacy American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) student chapter was named a second place recipient of the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award. The AAPS award program was designed to recognize student chapters that have provided exceptional service and outreach to its members and the organization.
The College’s student chapter were recognized for this award at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Florida on October 25. As part of the award, the organization received $300.