Office of Research
Transformative medical research for Kentucky and beyond
of total research funding in FY 2023
Active awards in FY 2023
Principal and co-principal investigators in FY 2023
vice dean for research becky dutch

Welcome from the Vice Dean for Research

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is a dynamic research powerhouse, and it is my absolute privilege to collaborate with the faculty, staff, and trainees across the college in their transformative research endeavors.

Our seven basic science departments, 18 clinical departments, and multiple centers are addressing critical questions in biomedicine, including in signature areas such as drug addiction and abuse, diabetes and obesity, cancer, cardiovascular, and neuroscience, and in emerging areas like infectious disease and lung disease.

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Research Goal One

Develop and invest in defined signature and emerging research areas leading to scientific impact and improved health of Kentucky and beyond.

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Research Goal Two

Create an optimal research community to increase the overall research impact of the College of Medicine.

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Research Goal Three

Improve the quality and access to infrastructure supporting research efforts.

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Research Goal Four

Create more collaborative and transdisciplinary research opportunities to advance groundbreaking discoveries.