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The disciplines of pharmacology and physiology touch on virtually every field of the biomedical sciences, presenting endless opportunities to discover disease mechanisms and develop new treatments. This translational approach is at the basis of our work, firmly rooted in the concept of promoting a seamless and continuous transition between the basic and the clinical sciences.

Our faculty pursue a variety of scientific interests in the areas of neurological disorders, cancer therapeutics, pain, cardiovascular and renal physiology, substance abuse, HIV neuropathology and comorbidities. We invite you to visit their laboratory pages and learn more about ongoing research projects and available openings. Feel free to inquire if you have any questions!

New Faculty Positions Available

The Department of Pharmacology & Physiology at Drexel University College of Medicine announces the opening of tenure-track faculty positions.

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Our training programs provide students with a wealth of advantages in considering career opportunities within academic and biopharmaceutical settings. We offer both traditional, research-intensive graduate programs in Pharmacology and Physiology (MS and PhD), as well as a recently developed program in Drug Discovery and Development.


 
News and Announcements
 

October 2017

Discovery Day Winners

Congratulations to the following students who received honors for their posters at this year's Discovery Day:

  • Ayush Parikh: First Place, Outstanding Undergraduate Poster
    Mentor: Seena Ajit, PhD
  • Sneha Kamarajugadda: Honorable Mention, Outstanding Undergraduate Poster
    Mentor: Huijuan Hu, PhD
  • Lindsay Festa: First Place, Barry Waterhouse Outstanding Platform Presentation
    Mentor: Olimpia Meucci

Dr. Oyer Wins STAT News Wunderkind Award

STAT — a Boston-based national publication focused on science and health news — has named Halley Oyer, PhD, one of the "brightest young minds in life science." Oyer is a College of Medicine postdoc working in the laboratory of Felix Kim, PhD. Read more.

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Olimpia Meucci, MD, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology

Olimpia Meucci, MD, PhD
Professor & Chair

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