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Research Centers

The College is home to several centers of research excellence, providing a platform for our students, faculty, and staff to collaborate on complex health care problems.

Faculty Expertise

Our frontline researchers are committed to solving Kentucky's problems and providing global health care solutions.

Research News & Support

We have a team dedicated team within our College to helping guide new investigators through their research journey and promoting new funding resources.

Summer Research Program

We offer two different 10-week programs for talented undergraduate and professional students to participate in paid research in Pharmaceutical Sciences or in Pharmaceutical Policy. 

Undergrad Research

Our PhD Program

The UK College of Pharmacy provides PhD candidates the opportunity to train alongside some of the most talented pharmaceutical scientists on the planet. 


PhD Information

Lab Websites

Our investigators have a long and proud history of discovering the next big thing. Learn more about our faculty through their personalized lab websites.

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Recent News

COVID-19 Vaccines: Fact vs. Fiction

We sat down with Vince Venditto, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccines and distinguish fact from fiction. Venditto received training in organic synthesis and vaccine development and is now working on a clinical trial with community pharmacies to understand the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Kentucky.

UK HealthCare Study Uncovers Quality of Medication

UK HealthCare is one of only two known pharmacy groups examining and testing incoming medications for dispensing for quality, purity, and potential contamination. A recent drug study revealed that several vials in their contents had impurities greater than 6 times the amount allowed by the United States Pharmacopeia.

Research Publications - November 2020

The November 2020 publications from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy are now live. If you're your recent publication has been missed, please send the ADR's Office the citation to be added to the next month's list.

Rupinder Kaur's Story



Where Do You Want to Go?

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars have the opportunity to study alongside world-class faculty and staff in a number of new and emerging areas of science. Investigators conduct front-line research in areas of pharmaceutics that range from identifying fundamental mechanisms of disease to designing and developing new drugs, to understanding the impact of policies on health care.

We respectfully acknowledge the Elders and Traditional Owners of the land on which our building stands, which is the traditional territory of the Osage, Shawnee, Cherokee, Adena, and Hopewell peoples.