department of pharmacology

Congratulations to Krzysztof Palczewski, Ph.D. awarded the Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research



ASPET Policy Updates
NIDA Seeks Strategic Planning Input from Researchers
December 10, 2014 Legislative Update: Omnibus Finalized, Spending Bill Provides NIH Modest $150 Million Increase
Contact Senate to Reduce Regulatory Burden for Scientists
ASPET Urges Congress to Pass Omnibus Bill and Close the Innovation Deficit
October 28, 2014 Legislative Update: NIH Supporters in Congress Rally Support for Agency
September 26, 2014 Legislative Update: CR Approved, Congress Exits Again, What’s Next for NIH?
ASPET Opposes Legislation Impacting Federal Scientists Attending Conferences
NIH Issues Revised Policy on Individual Development Plans
Cuts Hurt: Coalition for Health Funding Releases New Report
July 11, 2014 Legislative Update: NIH Funding Bill in Limbo
ASPET Supports Senator Harkin’s “Accelerating Biomedical Research Act”
NCATS Researchers Propose Innovative Approach to Test Drugs in Rare Diseases
June 13, 2014 Legislative Update: Senate Subcommittee Approves Big Hike for NIH
Applying Science to Society: AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
NCATS Announces Funding Opportunities to Repurpose Drug Candidates from Industry
ASPET Urges Congressional Appropriators to Make NIH Funding a National Priority
May 8, 2014 Legislative Update: House Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Receives $1 billion Cut in FY 2015
FASEB State Factsheets Highlight FY 2013 NIH Funding
April 9, 2014 Legislative Update: House Republicans Release Proposed Budget Resolution for FY 2015
March 28, 2014 Legislative Update: Appropriators Begin Work on Spending Bills

Welcome to Pharmacology at CWRU

Our mission is to discover specific mechanisms that control physiological processes at the cellular and molecular level. Our basic science approach is the best framework for rational drug design, and our research offers hope for defeating some of humanity's most devastating diseases--breast cancer, AIDS, blindness, hypertension, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.

The mission of our Department encompasses research and education in molecular, cellular, and clinical pharmacology. We actively participate in five specialized research centers associated primarily with the Department of Pharmacology and we are committed to supporting the community of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students in support of today's research for tomorrow's cures.

Posted on 4/18/2013