The team includes researchers (left to right) Anu Annabathula, Jacklyn Vollmer, W. Jay Christian, Shyanika Rose, Judy van de Venne and Ariel Arthur. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

A five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will support a study on how local policies impact groups – including communities of color, low-income populations and youth – that are more likely to use flavored tobacco products.

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COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Resumption of Research Phased Plan Ends

On June 10, 2021, President Capilouto announced campus measures to emerge from the pandemic to be implemented beginning Monday, June 14. The Resumption of Research Phased Plan will end. 

By the Numbers

$429.2 million

in external grants and contracts awarded in FY20

$272.2 million

federal agency awards in FY20

1 of 18 U.S. universities

with the trifecta of research excellence designations in cancer, aging & translational science

165 patent applications

filed in FY 2020

$410.6 million

spent to carry out research & development in FY19

4,574 jobs

supported by FY19 research & development