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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News

September 11, 2019

Congratulations to Allie Bouza!

Allie Bouza (Isom Lab) is one of the PIBS 2019 Graduate Student Awardees for her outstanding work in Research and promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Congratulations, Allie!

September 3, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Jenkins!

Michigan Pharmacology congratulates Dr. Paul Jenkins on his receipt of the 2019 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation!!

August 15, 2019

Congratulations to Nicole Michmerhuizen, successfully defended her thesis!

Nicole Michmerhuizen (Brenner/Carey Labs), defended on July 22nd, 2019. Her thesis title “Examining Mechanisms of Sensitivity and Resistance to Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase Inhibitors in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma”. Kudos to her mentors Dr. Brenner and Dr. Carey.

Congratulations Nicole!