Department of Pharmacology

Department of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Students Conducting Research

Pharmacology is the study of the therapeutic value and potential toxicity of chemical agents on biological systems. It targets every aspect of the mechanisms for the chemical actions of both traditional and novel therapeutic agents. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology is committed to excellence in both teaching and research.

The Department of Pharmacology is located within the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine at the north end of campus which is in the foothills of the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Students conducting research

Academic Programs

Pharmacology faculty are highly motivated educators committed to educating future physicians, research education and post-doctoral training.

Pharmacology faculty with students

Our Faculty

Our department of pharmacology includes a team of diverse faculty and staff passionate about education and research.

Pharmacology student conducting research

Research Programs

Department of Pharmacology faculty and students participate in several interdisciplinary graduate research programs.

Pharmacy Student

Our Pharmacies

We offer full service pharmacies accepting prescriptions from health care providers in the community. Patients are encouraged to use the pharmacies for all their prescription or over-the-counter needs.

Pharmacy Desk

Pharmacology News

Find pharmacy news articles and listen to interviews with School of Medicine pharmacy faculty.