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Pharmaceutical Sciences Dept.
Location
335 Lee Todd Jr. Building
Phone
859-257-4855
Email
ryokel@uky.edu

BS pharmacy, Wisconsin; PhD pharmacology, Minnesota; Post-doc, Concordia University, Montreal; UK Alumni Association Great Teacher; NIH Research Career Development Awardee; Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor; ~ 160 publications; 25 book, encyclopedia or online reference database chapters; four patents.

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Interests

  • Aluminum, including its adverse effects, pharmacokinetics, chelation, and occurrence in human sources.
  • The biological effects of nanomaterials, specifically the effects of nanoscale cerium dioxide that he is pursuing with a diverse team of collaborators.
  • The ability of nanomaterials to enter the brain and their effects on the nervous system.

Education & Appointments

Education:

  • PhD Univ Of Minnesota
  • BS Univ Of Wisconsin-Madison

Positions:

  • Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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