Courtney Andersen studies the role of estrogen receptor-alpha in ovarian cancer.
Chris Barnes investigates the structural details by which transcription factor activity regulates RNA Polymerase II during the universal process of eukaryotic gene expression.
Soma Jobaggy studies nitrated fatty acid pharmacology and the antioxidant response in hypertensive end-organ damage.
Allison Nagle studies growth factor receptor signaling in breast cancer.


Pharmacology is the study of the mechanisms of drug action. The Molecular Pharmacology Training Program (MPTP) of the University of Pittsburgh is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that provides didactic research training in the basic and translational aspects of Pharmacology. The MPTP offers formal training through courses and provides research opportunities individually tailored to suit each student.


Our program offers training in the following areas:




STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
9/13/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Howard Gutstein, M.D.


9/20/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Nanjoo Suh, Ph.D.


9/27/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
H. Eric Xu, Ph.D.


Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Event Calendar

Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index


Outcomes:  Time to degree, last five graduating clasess:  4.64 years, Completion Rate: 92.6%

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for seventeen consecutive years




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