Welcome to Pharmacology
The Department of Pharmacology is one of the pre-clinical science departments that form part of the University’s Medical Sciences Division and is focused on basic life sciences research, undergraduate teaching for medicine and biomedical sciences students and the training and development of graduate students.
Founded in 1912
20 research groups
50+ graduate students
The Department of Pharmacology is at the forefront of research into the effects of drugs and other molecules on biological systems with a view to understanding the mechanisms of the human body. Pre-clinical research in the Department aims to examine cellular and molecular pathways in living systems as the first step towards a greater understanding of disease and effective treatment.
Academic staff in the Department lead lectures, seminars and tutorials for undergraduate students on the Medicine and Biomedical Sciences courses. The Department also hosts an internationally-renowned one-year MSc taught course in Pharmacology and has a community of around 40 DPhil students.
The Department of Pharmacology has launched the search for the next Blaschko Fellow, to start in post from October 2019. This exciting Fellowship opportunity offers full salary support along with a small budget for travel and consumables to enable you to start developing your career as an independent scientist. The fellowship is fixed-term for 2 years and is attached to Linacre College, where accommodation is provided for the Blaschko Fellow, who will have full rights and access to facilities. Details
Upcoming talks and events
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Mrs Patrice Moor
Patrice is the Department of Pharmacology’s Artist in Residence from January 2019 until December 2019.
She will be working on a proposal for a site specific piece in the entrance with reference to what the Department represents and creating a connection between science and the arts.
Her website can be found here: www.patricemoor.co.uk
Photo courtesy of cjansenphotography.com