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UK’s Coldstream Research Campus Receives Tax Increment Financing Approvals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 3, 2018) — The University of Kentucky received unanimous approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council (LFUCG) on March 22, 2018 and then received unanimous preliminary state approval from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) on March 29, 2018 to establish a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District within the Coldstream Research Campus.

A&W Restaurants’ Growth Trajectory

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2017) A&W Restaurants, Inc., a Lexington-based restaurant group with nearly 1,000 locations in the U.S. and Southeast Asia, looks to double down on restaurant growth in 2018 heading into its 100th Anniversary in 2019.  A&W recently celebrated the 6th Anniversary of their divestiture from Yum!

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Director Wins International Prize

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2017) — The University of Kentucky’s Craig Carter is a recognized leader in veterinary medicine around the world. Recently the American Veterinary Medical Association presented the 2016 International Veterinary Congress Prize to Carter, director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab located on UK's Coldstream Research Campus. The prize recognizes his international contributions to veterinary health.   “Throughout his career, Dr.

Piramal Pharma Solutions Expands Capacity for Sterile Manufacturing in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2016) Piramal Pharma Solutions, a provider of sterile drug product development and manufacturing services, has announced plans for a $25 million expansion of its facilities located on the Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington, Kentucky.   Piramal Pharma Solutions’ plan focuses on expanding the Lexington site capabilities and capacity for commercial aseptic manufacturing. This will be done by increasing vial filling capability and lyophilisation capacity, as well as upgrades to the associated facilities and utilities.

UK Police Hosting Regional K-9 Certification and Trials

LEXINGTON, Ky., (July 8, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Police Department is hosting the United States Police Canine Association Region 5 Certification and Trials event beginning this Sunday July, 10, and continuing through Wednesday, July 13, at the Carnahan House in Lexington.   “Law enforcement canines serve an invaluable function both to their agencies and to the community the

Dr. Shepard-Jones Appointed Director of UK's Human Development Institute

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2016) —The University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research has appointed Kathleen Sheppard-Jones as the new director of the Human Development Institute (HDI), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at UK. 

Lannett Company, Summit Biosciences Receives FDA Approval for Sumatriptan

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2016) — Lannett Company, Inc. announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Sumatriptan Nasal Spray USP, 5 mg/spray and 20 mg/spray, the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug Imitrex® Nasal Spray, of GlaxoSmithKline. According to IMS, total U.S. sales in 2015 of Sumatriptan Nasal Spray USP, 5 mg/spray and 20 mg/spray at Average Wholesale Price (AWP) were approximately $62 million.   

Craig Carter Named President of American Veterinary Epidemiology Society

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2016) — Craig N. Carter, director and professor of epidemiology at the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL), recently took the helm of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) as president for a five-year term.    AVES was founded by James H.

Piramal Pharma Solutions to invest $10M, add 40 jobs at Coldstream Laboratories

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Coldstream Laboratories, a pharmaceutical manufacturer now owned by Piramal Pharma Solutions, is planning a $10 million expansion that will add 40 jobs at their Coldstream Research Campus location in Lexington, KY.   Piramal Pharma Solutions plans to invest up to $10 million to expand operations at Lexington’s Coldstream Laboratories Inc., creating 40 new jobs, Gov.

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