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 16, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Ferrario!

Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Ferrario, who is the recipient of the 2019 Alan Epstein Research Award from the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB)!

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Michigan Pharmacology EBS Award Recipients!

Please join us in congratulating Michigan Pharmacology colleagues Dr. Chris Canman, winner of the Endowment for Basic Sciences (EBS) Teaching Award, Juiling Yang, winner of the EBS EDGE Award, and Dr. Kathy Ignatoski, winner of the EBS Research Staff Award.
April 16, 2019

Welcome 2019 Pharmacology Ph.D. Students!

Shreeya Bakshi, Oakland University

Hao Chen, University of Michigan

Elyse Frydendall, UCLA, Covance/Boeing

Anthony Garcia, University of New Mexico, MAAS and RMF Fellow

Sharon Garrott, University of Virginia

Robert Goldsmith, Bowling Green State University

Anne Lietzke, Indiana University (2018