The UK College of Medicine is dedicated to extending its efforts in Biomedical Research to students currently pursuing undergraduate degrees at the University of Kentucky and to students seeking degrees in biomedical research pathways as a primary focus of their undergraduate career. Through this effort, the College of Medicine hopes to broaden the scope of research to undergraduate students allowing them the opportunity to work alongside some of the nation's top researchers in issues related to cancer, diabetes and obesity, cardiovascular health, Alzheimer's Disease, and many other important biomedical research frontiers.
The basic science departments associated with the University of Kentucky College of Medicine are:
Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Toxicology & Cancer Biology
Throughout these various departments, undergraduate students will have a myriad of opportunity to explore the exciting world of biomedical research and understand the way in which these disciplines affect patients and populations around the globe.