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, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Peggy Gnegy and Alan Smrcka

Congratulations to Dr. Peggy Gnegy, who has been elected 2017 Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, and Dr. Alan Smrcka, who has been elected 2017 Coucilor, of the American Society for Pharmacology and Therapeutics. They will begin their terms on July 1.