$ 9.9M
In External Funding in 2022
Primary Faculty
Graduate Students
Publications in 2022
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Department of Pharmacology faculty are conducting innovative research that advances our understanding of drug action – from the structural basis of drug-receptor interactions and biological signaling mechanisms to clinical translation – while engaging the next generation of scientists in our discovery efforts.

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Education & Training

The Department of Pharmacology is dedicated to teaching fundamental principles of pharmacology and drug-based therapies for human medical afflictions to students in undergraduategraduate, and professional degree programs, and to providing impactful and individualized training opportunities for postdoctoral scholars.

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The Department of Pharmacology strives to make meaningful service contributions to the department, medical school, university, and people of Minnesota while serving as critical resources of scientific expertise at the national and international levels.

We are an Inclusive Community

The Department of Pharmacology welcomes people of all backgrounds, nationalities, and ethnic groups. We support and welcome diversity, and know that diversity makes us stronger. We can only accomplish our goals by valuing a wide variety of perspectives and ideas.