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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.

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Congratulations to our 2016 Undergraduate Graduates
Campbell Service Award Slide

Cancer & Cardioivascular Research Building

The Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB), a new facility that houses cancer research in pharmacology.


Nils Hasselmo Hall

Nils Hasselmo Hall, a major research building for the department.


Department Seminars

To Be Announced


Congratulations to Our Graduating Pharmacology Minors!

Neil Anderson
Jessica Bentley
Stephanie Breunig
Mitchell Budde
Angela Burt
Austin Cossalter
Jeffrey Gaynes
Elizabeth Hartell
Seokwon Jo
Joshi Shilvi
Cedrik Krouch
Qianqian Ma
Avinash Persaud
Joshua Policarpio
Taylor Takasugi
Michael Tobin
Joseph Voth
Zachary Weinstock
Marissah Wood
Andrew Zhou

Department News

Dr. Stanley Thayer's NIH grant entitled "Scalable assay for drugs to reverse synapse loss during HIV-1 neurotoxicity" successfully transitioned from the assay develpment (R21) to drug screening (R33) phase!

Drug screening is in collaboration with Dr. Jon Hawkinson of the ITDD


An investigator-initiated clinical trial is opening at the Masonic Cancer Center based on research conducted by the laboratory of Dr. Jill Siegfried!

The trial will be led by Dr. Manish Patel and is entitled:

"Phase II Trial of Exemestane in Previously Treated Post-Menopausal Women with advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"


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