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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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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

February 12

Dan Knights, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and BioTechnology Institute
University of Minnesota
Seminar Title: "Linking the human microbiome to clinical outcomes"

Host: Sundaram Ramakrishnan

March 4

Frank Sicheri, Ph.D.
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Toronto

Seminar Title: TBA

Host: Nick Levinson


March 11

Anne Gingery, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedics
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Seminar Title: TBA

Host: Li-Na Wei


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Student Travel Award Crowdfunding

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Department News

Dr. Aaron LeBeau has been awarded a Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund Award for his work on imaging aggressive organ-confined prostate cancer.


Dr. Jill Siegfried has published a new paper in Neoplasia!
Please congratulate her on this outstanding achievement!


Dr. Tanya Freedman has published a new paper in eLife!
Please congratulate her on her latest achievement!

See the publication here


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