Education Programs
Pharmacology: PhD and undergrad minor tracks; Nutritional Sciences: master's and PhD tracks
Faculty Members
Across our multidisciplinary and collaborative department
Affiliated research centers and alliances
Top research areas include aging, cancer, cardiovascular issues, and diabetes

Welcome to the UK College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences!

We are a unique unit, the only one of its kind in US academic institutions, with research and graduate training programs in pharmacology and nutritional sciences all within one basic science department. 

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Research Spotlight

Congratulations to Dr. Xiuwei Yang

Dr. Xuwei Yang led oncolytics reserch that went on to be published. Click the link above to read the paper, titled "Targeting receptor tyrosine kinases in ovarian cancer: Genomic dysregulation, clinical evaluation of inhibitors, and potential for combinatorial therapies"

Zach Kipp , Evelyn Bates, and Genesee Martinez

Congratulations to the following students on receiving travel awards to the upcoming American Physiology Summit 2023

Evelyn Bates, Zach Kipp and Genesee Martinez. All are students in Dr. Terry Hinds’ Lab.