Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology

Research

Our research is focused on understanding the mechanisms of drug action and exploiting strategies for drug discovery.

Areas of Research

Neuropharmacology

The study of how drugs affect the molecular, cellular, or behavioral functions of the central and peripheral nervous system. 
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Cancer Pharmacology

The study of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cancer cells and the identification of novel therapeutic targets and treatment strategies.
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Pharmacogenomics

The study of how an individual’s genetic makeup impacts drug action.
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Cardiovascular Pharmacology

The study of the fundamental mechanisms of cardiovascular cells and how drugs influence the heart and vascular system.
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