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Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences
The mission of Nutritional Sciences is to train highly skilled nutritional scientists equipped to tackle critical nutrition-related disease and health issues and pursue promising careers in the...
Cardiovascular, Obesity & Diabetes Research Emphasis
Can novel drug targets be identified to slow the progression of abdominal aortic aneurysms? Is a stimulated renin-angiotensin system the link between obesity and the myriad of obesity-induced...
Research Emphasis on the Molecular Basis for Cancer
The cancer faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences are interested in studying the molecular basis of cancer initiation and metastatic progression. This involves using...
Neuroscience Research Emphasis
The neuroscience faculty of the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences focuses on brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease with an emphasis on how comorbid conditions/diseases (diabetes,...
Pedro Jose, M.D., Ph.D., George...
Arlan Richardson, Ph.D. (Dean...
Dr. James Flesher - Chemistry...
Pradoldej Sompol, Ph.D.
R. Scott Rector, Ph.D.
College & Department News
Robin Shoemaker-Council on Hypertension Awardee
F Despa, L Cassis, J Luo-New Funding for Pharmacology and...
Summer Undergraduate Researchers in the Department
UK Scientist Profiles Get 324,000 Views on LabTV
Nutritional Scientist Explains Cancer-Fight Potential of...
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Piascik!
On being appointed on the ASPET Division for Pharmacology Education Executive Committee. The Division for Pharmacology Education (DPE) serves to promote rational therapeutics by facilitating the...
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