College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight: Understanding the Hunger Hormone
June 22, 2016
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight features a computational chemistry approach that reveals a potentially novel reaction pathway in the inactivation of the hunger hormone, Ghrelin.
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for May 2016 is titled “Unexpected Reaction Pathway for butyrylcholinesterase-catalyzed inactivation of “hunger hormone” ghrelin” and was published in the Scientific Reports.
UK College of Pharmacy Faculty and Alumni Honored
June 22, 2016
At the end of each school year, professional associations and academic institutions across Kentucky and the country reflect on and recognize the achievements of pharmacists that have advanced the profession, served their communities, and mentored our next generation of pharmacists.
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy congratulates Drs. Kim Croley, Suzanne Francis, Trish Freeman, Chris Harlow, Anne Policastri, and P. Shane Winstead on these great honors.
Dr. Kim Croley
KPhA Distinguished Service Award
UK College of Pharmacy Students Compete in Mud Guts & Glory
May 17, 2016
By Amanda Plakosh
Pharmacy school is no cake walk. Jeff Cain’s students know this better than most.
Each year, Jeff Cain, Associate Adjunct Professor and Director of Education Technology at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UK COP), invites students to scale 10-foot tall walls, traverse monkey bars, and haul sandbags through steep and muddy terrain during obstacle races.
Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan Named 2016-2017 University of Kentucky University Research Professor
May 05, 2016
Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a 2016-2017 University of Kentucky University Research Professor.
Since 1976, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees has honored faculty members for their research achievements.
Lisa Cassis, UK’s vice president for research, expressed her gratitude for the contributions made by Dr. Zhan and 16 additional Research Professors chosen from other UK colleges.
College of Pharmacy April Research Publication Highlight: Investigating the Radioresistant Properties of Lung Cancer Stem Cells in the Context of the Tumor Microenvironment
May 04, 2016
The College of Pharmacy April Research Publication Highlight showcases the development of a novel three dimensional model of lung cancer to better understand resistance to therapy and identify new strategies in the treatment of lung cancer.
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for April, 2016 is titled “Investigating the Radioresistant Properties of Lung Cancer Stem Cells in the Context of the Tumor Microenvironment” and was published in Radiation Research.
UK College of Pharmacy Students Help Lexington Prepare for Disasters
April 29, 2016
Lexington, Kentucky is known for being a peaceful, easy going city. It’s not unusual to find residents and visitors sitting on the patio of a gastropub, sharing a fine meal with friends while sipping a locally distilled spirit and enjoying a gentle breeze and Lexington’s brilliant blue skies.
Advocating for Change
April 22, 2016
By Amanda Plakosh
It’s 5:47 pm on Friday night. After a long week at work, you excitedly drive towards the elementary school to pick up your soon to be 7-year old son. His birthday is on Saturday and you have an unforgettable party planned. The grandparents are coming in from out of town and his best buddies from school will be coming over first thing in the morning for a backyard bash.
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight details a novel mechanism by which changes in the blood-brain barrier may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease
April 08, 2016
By Greg Graf
The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for March 2016 is titled “Aβ40 Reduces P-glycoprotein at the Blood-Brain Barrier through the Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathway” and was published in The Journal of Neuroscience.
College of Pharmacy Alumni Honored
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.
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight details the synthesis of novel antimicrobial compounds that may be useful in treating antibiotic-resistant infections.
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.