Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA)
Guides industry sponsors with Research Agreements with the University of Kentucky.
UK Office of Commercialization and Economic Development
Oversees commercial development/licensing of university-based technologies, new and existing business development, management of the Advanced Science & Technology Commercialization Center and of Coldstream Research Campus, and statewide economic development initiatives.
Research is an integral part of UK. The University of Kentucky is designated a Research Extensive University by the Carnegie Foundation.
UK is one of the few universities in the country with a research and teaching campus within its medical center comprised of all six health sciences colleges: Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health.
The University of Kentucky Medical Center (UKMC) is nationally recognized in: aging, cancer, cardiology, drug abuse, pharmacy, transplant, stroke, and surgery.
UKMC is affiliated with and adjacent to the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital.
The Delta Dental of Kentucky Clinical Research Center (DDKCRC) provides a state-of-the-art facility for clinical research studies.
The Clinical Trial Agreement Administrator is dedicated exclusively to negotiating clinical trial agreements.
The Medical Institutional Review Board (IRB) meets six times each month. UK has three Medical IRB approval boards.
Based on benchmarking data, study initiation averages 45 working days.
The Investigational Drug Service maintains a secure storage, dispensing, and accountability system available 24 hours a day.