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Pharmacology explores the mechanisms that drugs use to cause therapeutic effects. The basic principle of pharmacology is that therapeutic agents are effective because they mimic or block molecules that regulate natural processes like blood pressure, organ development, and pain perception.
Dr. Sundaram Ramakrishnan has been appointed the new Director of Graduate Studies!
His appointment will run for the time period of
September 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017.
The Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB), a new facility that houses cancer research in pharmacology.CCRB Map
Nils Hasselmo Hall, a major research building for the department.NHH Map
September 11, 2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dr. Jill Siegfried has been awarded a new R21 grant from the National Cancer Institute!
Title: Role of hormone pathways in chemoprevention for high-risk smokers
This grant will combine an anti-estrogen with an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent lung cancer in mice exposed to a tobacco carcinogen, and measure estrogenic pathways in biopsies from smokers with precancerous airway lesions.
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