Research, Innovation and Discovery

The Place for Discovery

From identifying fundamental mechanisms of disease to designing and developing new drugs to understanding the impact of policies on health care, UK's front-line researchers are committed to solving Kentucky's pressing problems and, in doing so, are providing global health care solutions.

History of Leadership and Innovation Continues

UK College of Pharmacy investigators have a long and proud history of discovering the next big thing. Our substance abuse leaders are continuing that trend.

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Excellence in Innovation and Discovery


Largest pharmaceutical education and research building in the world


Pharmacy research faculty rank 4th out of 354institutions in scholarly activity


Pharmacy faculty have created 25 start-up companies

Research Spotlight

The best way to learn about UKCOP research is to hear directly from those conducting groundbreaking research.

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Scientific Tracks

UKCOP investigators are involved in leading-edge work in five major areas: Medicinal, Bioorganic and Computational Chemistry, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Engineering, Clinical & Experi

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