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Micrograph of Pseudallescheria boydii in culture Infectious Diseases Priority at UK. Under the newly released University of Kentucky 2003-2006 Strategic Plan "The Dream and the Challenge," the area of infectious diseases was chosen as 1 of 5 priority areas for development within the University's Clinical Enterprise. The complete text of The Dream & the Challenge: The University of Kentucky 2003-2006 Strategic Plan, including Objectives and Key Indicators, is available online at University of Kentucky 2003-2006 Strategic Plan

UK researchers find Smallpox Vaccine may Cause Harmless Rashes Dr. Richard Greenberg reported that of 250 previously unvaccinated volunteers, 3.19 percent developed benign skin rashes 6 to 19 days after vaccination. The rashes were self-limiting and treatable with antihistamines. Read article.

Phase I Smallpox Vaccine Trial at UK The University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center was selected as the exclusive site to conduct the first Phase I clinical research trial for a new smallpox vaccine for the United States Department of Defense. May 13, 2002 UK News

Countering Bioterrorism: Smallpox, the King of Bioterrorism - Fall 2002 Issue of Odyssey Magazine

UK Receives Ryan White Title III Funding.
The Bluegrass Care Clinic has been awarded $450,000 annually to subsidize medical care and expand outpatient services to adults living with HIV/AIDS in central and eastern Kentucky. For more information contact Dr. Alice Thornton (PI).

UK Receives Capacity Building funds. The Bluegrass Care Clinic received $150,000 over 2 years to develop outreach to rural and medically underserved populations within its service area of central and eastern Kentucky. For more information contact Dr. Alice Thornton (PI).

UK Named AIDS Education and Training Center. The Division of Infectious Diseases has been awarded funds to serve clinicians throughout the state by providing education and training opportunities and resources related to the care of persons living with HIV/AIDS. For more information contact Dr. Alice Thornton (PI).

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