Pharmacology is the science that studies the effects of drugs on humans and animals. Areas of research in this field are as incredibly diverse as the natural products and the biological systems targeted by researchers.
Our division has faculty study drug-receptor interactions, cannabinoids, opioids, hormones, and cellular signaling cascades with applications to aging, cardiovascular diseases, drug abuse, diabetes, obesity, neurological function, and the biochemical responses to particulate pollutants in our air, land, and water. Research techniques used by our researchers include mass spectrometry-based technologies to study structure-function relationships of proteins and carbohydrates of biomedical interest, clinical, preclinical and behavioral assessments, and a variety of cell culture based techniques.
We have instructors in the pre-pharmacy, graduate, and Pharm.D curricula who are also dedicated to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Collectively, the division’s mission of teaching, service, and research promotes faculty and student involvement within the School of Pharmacy, the University, the community, and local, state, and federal government.
|Graduate Program Coordinator
|Dr. James A. Stewart
|Fall February 1
Spring: October 1