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A top rated graduate program.The Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University consistently ranks highly among superior graduate programs. Our faculty are prolific and our student alumni are well placed in a variety of careers, including academic or industrial research, teaching, scientific writing, research administration, science policy, and medical science liaison positions across the country. (For external report on quality of the CWRU Program, see:

A welcoming, nurturing environment. The student body represents a rich diversity. Applications for admission are invited from all who are excited about research in the pharmacological sciences, including individuals with disabilities. The MTTP is committed to support those with special needs in conjunction with the assistance offered by the CWRU Student Disability Service Office.

A beautiful urban campus centered in the heart of cleveland’s cultural district. University Circle is a concentration of nearly 50 cultural, medical, educational and social service institutions in one square mile.

A top-notch faculty. With a wide range of interests, our faculty work in the most innovated and promising areas of molecular, cellular and clinical pharmacological research. The department is ranked among the top 10 in U.S. research universities for faculty scholarly activity.

A rich legacy. Nobel Prize awards have gone to several faculty and student alumni of the program.

A focus on the future. The department is expanding rapidly. Our faculty roster is growing annually and there are several new centers based out of the department that are quickly becoming nationally renowned.


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