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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February 15, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Canman

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Canman, who was elected 2018 Secretary/Treasurer of the ASPET Cancer Division. She will begin her term on July 1, 2018.

February 8, 2018

Tejeshwar Rao Wins the 2017 Postdoctoral Paul Cranefield Award

Congratulations to Dr. Tejeshwar Rao (former student and postdoc in the Anantharam Lab) who won the 2017 Postdoctoral Cranefield Award from the Society of General Physiologists for the group's recent paper in the Journal of General Physiology...