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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.
A recent article by Dr. Stanley Thayer was highlighted on the Health Talk blog.
Check out some history about the department here.
Jill M. Siegfried, Ph.D., named head of the Department of Pharmacology and associate director for Experimental Therapeutics at the Masonic Cancer Center.
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Congratulations to the first group of students who graduated with the Pharmacology Minor!
Alexander James Kellogg, Physiology Major, CLA
Sukdong Lee, Biochemistry Major, CBS
Peter E. Thorne, Microbiology Major, CBS
Jennifer A. Vanvliet, Physiology Major, CLA
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Anna Lee, Ph.D., faculty candidate
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Texas at Austin
"Regulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in addiction"
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Tao Ma, Ph.D., faculty candidate
Assistant Research Scientist
Center for Neural Science
New York University
"Alleviation of Alzheimer's Disease-related Plasticity and Memory Deficits by Suppressing PERK-eIF2α Signaling"
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