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Our goal is to generate new knowledge and tools that can lead to better treatments for devastating human medical problems.
Department Head, Kevin Wickman, PhD
Pharmacology is the study of drugs and the mechanisms underlying their beneficial and undesirable effects. Research in pharmacology generates new knowledge and tools that can lead to better treatments for devastating medical problems including cancer, addiction, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and infectious disease.