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Pharmacology is the study of how chemical substances interact with living systems. If substances have medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals. The field encompasses drug composition and properties, interactions, toxicology, therapy, and medical applications and antipathogenic capabilities.
Drug-like molecule appears to interfere with inflammatory response in variety of diseases

Drug-like molecule appears to interfere with inflammatory response in variety of diseases

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

Finger prick test offers opportunity to simplify therapeutic drug monitoring of biologics

Finger prick test offers opportunity to simplify therapeutic drug monitoring of biologics

Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients

Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Researchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungs

Researchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungs

Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

Biologic substance APOSEC shows promise for healing dermal wounds

Biologic substance APOSEC shows promise for healing dermal wounds

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

Newly discovered physical biomarkers could help pinpoint stage-specific prognosis of Alzheimer’s

Newly discovered physical biomarkers could help pinpoint stage-specific prognosis of Alzheimer’s

Inappropriate medication use linked to increased hospitalization risk in elderly people

Inappropriate medication use linked to increased hospitalization risk in elderly people

Stem cells in the brain found to regulate aging

Stem cells in the brain found to regulate aging

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

New compound takes positive step toward creating drug for melanoma

New compound takes positive step toward creating drug for melanoma

Alzheimer’s drug may be promising treatment for traumatic brain injury

Alzheimer’s drug may be promising treatment for traumatic brain injury