IDS supports all clinical drug related research conducted by investigators at UK HealthCare. The IDS can perform many aspects of clinical trial management including randomization of patients, drug storage and inventory control, and maintenance of drug related study files just to name a few of the services offered. The IDS will ensure compliance with federal, state and Joint Commission requirements regarding investigational drugs to ensure safe and efficient conduct of clinical drug trials.


  • General Information: Seth Larkin, 859-218-0630. 
  • Non-oncology IDS:
    University of Kentucky Investigational Drug Service Pharmacy
    1000 South Limestone, Room A03.101
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Phone: 859-218-5562
  • Oncology IDS:
    University of Kentucky
    Investigational Drug Service Pharmacy
    800 Rose Street, Room HC210
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Phone: 859-218-8145