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8 > Image 8 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 77, no. 3, Fall 2006

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A A . l . . ` ZZ ;; , ` ; Y i A. - ' . K at j:. . s , ... ., . i . ; ;\ ' .~.~-5 .< ~ . ; . . / >v . A` #>"=;?*?? F .iiL;i Z?i ?i??e?Z?Y>* S i. A o , . " . ` i ".`. if ' A. := ? ~ ` O Y K w- P ,-i. A *; : i i. . v-,_ . = i . :;__,L M. - ___ _ _ 4 - T _/4, .A ___. ~ l -y j K - UK Opens Fact0ry uf the Futurc l I Y jj if r""` sg ` l I The new $17 million UK Center- for Pharmaceutical Sci- _ l . ence &Technology facility is unique among others world- " 7 J . , Q wide as it becomes the first pharmaceutical manufacturing ` _ ` , F, ; facility to produce cytotoxic and noncytotoxic drugs in _ V Y t , the same room at the same time. ` Q Current pharmaceutical industry practice dictates sepa- E --t. is rating cytotoxic (toxic to cells) and non-cytotoxic drug ki , ~ r manufacturing by entire buildings. By using custom-made W \ t' v- mobile isolators, the new facility is able to manufacture 3% _, _A potent and more conventional drugs in the same room E A C r at the same time while eliminating the risks of cross-con- , tamination. Q Located at the UK Coldstream Research Campus, 25 j E _ _ _ professionals working in the CPST provide analysis, for- j i Jlrh lhrhpp lerr aeeeelere hrereseer lh the Deharhhehr er mulation, manufacturing of sterile drug products for early i lilecmcal and Computer Eng'rl8rmg Speaks Wllh UK Bngmehr phase clinical trials and sterile liquids for injection, plus ?SElEl?S?0l."" MC' at G*" r""" "l he me capabtitty to rmi-. dry rnjmbies, it smc., rarely ' found outside of large pharmaceutical companies. . B the ear 2011, annual revenue forecasts redict Kentucky StUdEntS TD Bulld, CPS/T operations will bring in $15 million andpemploy up Launch Satellites For Research to 100 scientists, engineers and professional staff at annual _ _ _ , _ _ _ earnings ranging from $50,000 to $150,000. UK is part of a coalition of state universities and organ- ' izations that created KentuckySat, a joint enterprise _ to design. build, launch and operate small satellites for RBGCIWBS TDP lh Heart education, research and economic innovation purposes. ' KySat is a cubeshaped satellite with a mass of less Research Fundlng _ _ _ than one kilogram. Once in orbit, KySat will be made UK ls rrrhehg rhe rep 20lSll1S reeervlhg heerr re' available at no cost to Kentucky students, teachers, Search rhhChhg_ schools, and universities for educational and research rrehl rhe Alherr uses. which include communications capability, temper- eeh_r`reerrASSO` A I A A in hui, attire monitoring, current, voltage and science sensors, eleheh (AHA) hay - , j__. A A i and photography using an onboard camera. Whleh repvrts - l ln addition to UK, the KySat partnership is com- $384 hhlheh lh glrli Q;. i ,. prised of lead institution Morehead State University, rlerlYe grrlhrs I ll, l ; 3 _; ei s l\/lurray State University, University of Louisville, rer hreSrlV `.i` jn l V 1 Western Kentucky University, Kentucky Space Grant lhg research at Qi __ l ~ A " r C`onsortium,Council on Postsecondary Education. rhere lhflll 330 r a ; j - Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation and research lh$rlrh . jr . ,j E l_ j a the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation hehe lllls Year- f3,. .i _ i gl Y _ which is the managing partner, _UK l$ Whrklllg _ '""l" { Lead mission partners include Stanford Space and Wlrh $5 rhllhhh ig EQ _ j j f Systems Development Laboratory (SSDL), NASA rrelh rhe AHA g , l Ames Research Center, KatySat ("Kids Aren`t Too r0l` re$C?ll`Cll llll0 lj; W Young for Satcllites") and California Polytechnic State hhderelrlhrhhg l;f~j -5 ` , llniversity, which will serve as the launch integrator. hew herrrr rhS " V 3 Kentucky Virtual University is the virtual network ease 0eehl`$~ HS t L partner maintaining remote communications among Wcll as how le the pmmcl-S_ treat and prevent ` /\n actual flight model is expected to be built in Ken- lllls lerlrhhg erlhse Or derlrh rllllrmg KelllUl