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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. 


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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

College of Pharmacy Hosting Graduate Student Open House

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will host a virtual Open House for prospective graduate students at 4:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Prospective students will have a chance to discuss the opportunities for graduate study in pharmaceutical sciences and hear directly from students in the top-ranked program.

PharmNMR Center Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Accelerate Chemistry and Drug Discovery at UK

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy was recently awarded a prestigious NIH High-End Instrumentation grant to support the purchase of a state-of-the-art nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, an instrument critical to supporting chemistry efforts at the University of Kentucky. Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, a professor in the College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is the principal investigator on the $1.5 million grant.

Research Publications - Sept 2020

The September 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 and they will gladly add them to next month's list.

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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.

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