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An International Nanotechnology Collaboration is the Monthly Publication Highlight

October 28, 2015

An international interdisciplinary research project that uses nanotechnology to help predict anticancer drug release has been named the October 2015 UK College of Pharmacy Publication Highlight.

The paper was published in Journal of Controlled Release and was entitled “Mechanistic model and analysis of doxorubicin release from liposomal formulations.”

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Krentz Receives AAPS Graduate Student Fellowship

October 25, 2015

Madeline Krentz, a fourth-year graduate student from Johns Creek, Georgia, was one of five scholars named a 2015 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Foundation Graduate Student Fellow. The AAPS Foundation received 100 applications for the program.

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UKCOP Students Immunize President, Board of Trustee Members

October 22, 2015

The UK College of Pharmacy Big Blue Flu Fighters were at it again on October 23, helping to immunize the University community while educating the public on the importance of receiving their vaccines.

Pharmacy students provided UK President Eli Capilouto, Dr. Mary Lynne Capilouto, Dr. Mike Karpf, UK’s Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Interim Dean Kelly Smith, members of the UK Board of Trustees, and a variety of UK administrators with their influenza (flu) vaccinations at the College today.

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Anticancer Natural Products Article is Monthly Publication Highlight for September

October 11, 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 Monthly Publication Highlight for September 2015.

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College to Host Open House October 17

October 08, 2015

The UK College of Pharmacy will host an Open House for prospective students on Saturday, October 17.

The Open House will feature both of the College’s two degree programs – our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) professional program and our Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) program.

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UK Announces Major Outreach Initiative for Naloxone Training

October 07, 2015

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy announced a major outreach initiative aimed at training pharmacists across the state for the prescription use of naloxone, a medication used for the treatment of suspected opioid overdose. Recent legislation now allows pharmacists, acting under a physician-approved protocol, to fill naloxone orders in their communities without an individual physician's prescription.

 

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A Potential New Approach to Breast Cancer Tumor Targeting is the Monthly Publication Highlight

September 24, 2015

A multidisciplinary collaborative effort across six colleges and two universities that describes the use of a novel three dimensional tumor model for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) for investigating a radiation enhanced nanoparticle dual-drug delivery system is the UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for August 2015.

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Wermeling to Provide 2015 Foster Lecture

September 24, 2015

UK College of Pharmacy Professor Dan Wermeling has been selected to provide keynote remarks during the College’s third annual Dr. Thomas S. Foster Leadership Day. Dr. Wermeling’s lecture is entitled “’Living the Dream’ Through the Eyes of a Student.” The Foster Lecture will take place at noon on Friday, September 25 at the College.

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Coalition Announces Statewide Tour of Naloxone Certification Training for Pharmacists

September 14, 2015

The Advancing Pharmacy Practice in Kentucky Coalition – an organization comprised of Kentucky’s pharmacy thought leaders – has announced a statewide naloxone certification training tour. The special training opportunity has been spurred by recent legislation that allows certified pharmacists, acting under a physician-approved protocol, to fill naloxone orders in their communities without a physician’s prescription.

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Kappa Psi Serves UK Cancer Patients

September 02, 2015

The Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Psi kicked off its rush week by organizing a philanthropic event on August 20. Prospective Kappa Psi students met with current members of the fraternity and worked together to prepare 30 cancer care packages for chemotherapy patients. These kits contained a number of useful items for such patients, including lemon lozenges, oral moisturizing lozenges, hand sanitizer, moisturizing cream, and a bottle of water.

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