Precision Medicine Clinic (PMC) for Research

The UK Markey Cancer Center Precision Medicine Clinic is a clinic space dedicated to the advancement of treatment options for cancer patients through early phase clinical trials. Our clinic is partnered with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), among other cancer organizations, that provides the PMC access to numerous early phase drug options for our patients.

The PMC functions as an interdisciplinary clinic with physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and clinical research staff to provide optimal care for our research patients.

Outside physicians may refer their patients to one of the trials available at the PMC by visiting our patient-based page.


  • Jill Kolesar, PharmD, MS, Administrative Director of the Precision Medicine Clinic
  • John L. Villano, MD, PhD, Medical Director
  • Susanne M. Arnold, MD, Associate Director for Clinical Translation
  • Jeri Z. Reynolds, RN, BSN, CCRC, Research Nurse Manager


The Precision Medicine Patients Conference meets:

  • 8 - 8:30 a.m.
  • Every Tuesday.
  • Room MN-342, Pavilion H.

Some conference meetings will include a 10-minute informal educational session provided by study personnel regarding inclusion/exclusion criteria, toxicity management, and the mechanism of action for available clinical trials.

Clinical Trials

Learn more about Clinical Trials taking place at the UK Markey Cancer Center.

Contact Information

Precision Medicine Research Office Phone: 859-323-7372

Precision Medicine Clinic Phone: 859-257-4488

Contact the PMC by email at

For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient, please fill out our online web form.

You can also download our full referral form to be sent by fax or email

Markey Cancer Center is NCI-designated

The UK Markey Cancer Center was first designated by the National Cancer Institute in 2013 – a distinction that recognizes our extraordinary ability to provide world-class care for our patients. We are the only NCI-designated cancer center in Kentucky and one of only 71 in the nation.