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Pharmacology Highlights

The Department of Pharmacology announces a new Accelerated Master's Program (AMP) in Pharmacology. Click here for more information.

The Pharmacology Department will be hosting a meeting for Leducq Center for Small Vessel Disease on October 15-16, 2014 at UVM

Mark T. Nelson International Symposium on Ion Channels on July 24-25, 2014

Totman Trustees held annual visit, see Totman Medical Research Trust on July 22, 2014

Department of Pharmacology

Pharmacology University of Vermont College of Medicine

Opening the mysteries of drug actions, discovering new therapies, and developing new medicinal products

Cardiovascular regulation, cell signaling, structural and cancer biology, and environmental toxicology are just a few interests of the faculty at the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Vermont.

Students interested in the interaction of chemical substance with biological systems will benefit from direct contact with faculty researchers. Studies in Pharmacology at the College of Medicine serve medical and graduate students, post-doctoral trainees and undergraduates.

Learn more about Pharmacology as a Career.

Yao Li, Grad Student and Dr. Nuria Villalba-Isabel

Graduate Studies

The Pharmacology Department has joined the Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program. Graduates interested in pursuing a Ph.D.may apply to the new CMB Program. The Pharmacology Department does offer a research based Masters in Pharmacology. We also offer an undergraduate 15-credit minor, course offerings include Toxicology, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Pharmacological Techniques and Medicinal Chemistry.

Laura Director, Ph.D.

Pharmacology Research

  • Brain and cerebral vascular studying the blood flow to the brain.
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Physiology
  • Signal transduction
  • Medicinal chemistry/cancer chemotherapy
  • Dr. Mark Nelson, Chair, lecturing

    Seminars and Research Forums

    As the host of the weekly Seminar Series and the annual trustees visit and retreat, the Pharmacology department has an active schedule of seminars and events.

    The Pharmacology Department hosts Research Forums monthly to encourage collaboration. Presentations are made by faculty and postdocs.

    Last modified December 02 2014 12:50 PM