The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences focuses on interdisciplinary investigation of pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic illnesses, identification of novel therapeutic targets, drug discovery and development. Faculty research areas include Alcoholic liver disease, Cancer, Metabolic disorders, and Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Traumatic brain injury, and Vision-related neurodegeneration.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is driven by its commitment to pursue educational excellence and advanced research, and ultimately aims to address the current healthcare issues facing society, while enhancing the knowledge of our students/scholars through classroom/laboratory experiences, discoveries and innovations.
The Neurodegenerative Disease and Aging Research Focus Area is housed within the department. Faculty conduct research in collaboration with colleagues in the College of Medicine, College of Graduate Studies, NEOMED-partner Universities, as well as investigators from national and international institutions.
Please contact department faculty for details on research, collaboration, and mentorship.