Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of how drugs affect the body and how the body affects drugs.  Pharmacology is one of the most exciting areas of biomedical research because you can have a real impact on human health while working in the lab. Pharmacology is multidisciplinary, bringing together ideas from chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology and integrative biology to create a comprehensive framework for understanding and treating disease.  Here, at the University of Michigan Department of Pharmacology, we have assembled a diverse group of outstanding scientists who work together to advance the forefronts of new knowledge to develop novel therapeutic approaches for treatment of disease.  There are a number of exciting opportunities for students to work with leaders in the field in one of the top Pharmacology departments in the world.

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April 26, 2017

Take a look at the list of Michigan Pharmacology achievements at the 2017 American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) meeting in Chicago

  • Rachel Altshuler (Gnegy/Jutkiewicz labs) won second place in the Behavioral Pharmacology Division Best Abstract Competition at the 2017 ASPET meeting.
  • Colleen Carpenter (Gnegy Lab), won second place in the Neuro Pharmacology student-postdoc poster competition at the 2017 ASPET meeting.
  • Dr. Hannah Stoveken wins the first place ASPET postdoctoral poster award for Molecular Pharmacology.
  • Dr. Greg Tall wins the ASPET outstanding leadership award in Molecular Pharmacology.

Congratulations to all! Kudos to Dr. Gnegy and Dr. Jutkiewicz!

 
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