Pharmacology

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.
Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of the action of drugs on a biologic system. It incorporates components of medicine and biology, and how they interact with each other.

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Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

Unhealthy vaginal microbiome in mothers may contribute to infant deaths and altered development

Unhealthy vaginal microbiome in mothers may contribute to infant deaths and altered development

UofL professor wins $6.7 million grant to investigate how metals cause lung cancer

UofL professor wins $6.7 million grant to investigate how metals cause lung cancer

The doctor didn’t show up, but the hospital ER still charged $1,012

The doctor didn’t show up, but the hospital ER still charged $1,012

Nano-bubbles containing ACE2 protein can block infection from broad strains of SARS-CoV-2

Nano-bubbles containing ACE2 protein can block infection from broad strains of SARS-CoV-2

New study to help understand the effect of cancer medicine

New study to help understand the effect of cancer medicine

Natural extracellular vesicles containing ACE2 protein could fight new SARS-CoV-2 variants

Natural extracellular vesicles containing ACE2 protein could fight new SARS-CoV-2 variants

‘Decoy’ protein mitigates lung damage, death induced by aggressive SARS-CoV-2 variants

‘Decoy’ protein mitigates lung damage, death induced by aggressive SARS-CoV-2 variants

COPD: Ion channels in immune cells could potentially be targets for new therapies

COPD: Ion channels in immune cells could potentially be targets for new therapies

Genome editing in vascular endothelial cells made possible with a powerful new delivery system

Genome editing in vascular endothelial cells made possible with a powerful new delivery system

UC researchers to examine how stress hormones affect cell degeneration in Parkinson's patients

UC researchers to examine how stress hormones affect cell degeneration in Parkinson's patients

Cannabinoids may prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2, including variants

Cannabinoids may prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2, including variants

UCLA study provides new insights into molecular 'crosstalk' in pancreas cancer cells

UCLA study provides new insights into molecular 'crosstalk' in pancreas cancer cells

New technique could allow more diseases to be safely treated by nanomedicine

New technique could allow more diseases to be safely treated by nanomedicine

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

New neural circuits regulating spatial learning, memory in the brain's hippocampal formation discovered

New neural circuits regulating spatial learning, memory in the brain's hippocampal formation discovered

New appropriate use criteria for prostate-specific membrane antigen PET imaging published

New appropriate use criteria for prostate-specific membrane antigen PET imaging published

World renowned medical oncologist joins Henry Ford Cancer Institute

World renowned medical oncologist joins Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?