The Physiology and Pharmacology department is dedicated to excellence in training the next generation of scientists and physicians; leadership in making discoveries in basic and translational science for the improvement of health; and quality service to the public and scientific communities.

The department is comprised of primary, joint and adjunct faculty, who along with our students, fellows, and staff form the basis of our exciting and highly collaborative research and educational environment.

Our Department is strongly committed to providing an outstanding training environment for students and fellows. We attract a wide range of students that participate in research in:

Alcohol and substance abuse Aging
Lipid sciences Cognitive sciences
Regenerative medicine
Drug discovery
Cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology
Behavioral pharmacology

The Department is home to highly successful training grants which provide support and research opportunities to many students.

We welcome you to explore our department and learn more about our faculty and research.