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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Study shows how autoimmune diseases may be targeted using Treg-based cellular therapies

Study shows how autoimmune diseases may be targeted using Treg-based cellular therapies

New data shows alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during COVID-19

New data shows alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during COVID-19

Researchers identify genetic markers linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Researchers identify genetic markers linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Experimental cancer drug inhibits SARS-CoV-2 virus, VCU study finds

Experimental cancer drug inhibits SARS-CoV-2 virus, VCU study finds

Immunotherapy benefits patients with gastric and esophageal cancers, new data shows

Immunotherapy benefits patients with gastric and esophageal cancers, new data shows

Research uncovers potential cause of neurotoxicity due to immunotherapy

Research uncovers potential cause of neurotoxicity due to immunotherapy

Scientists investigate how psychedelic drugs interact with brain cells at the molecular level

Scientists investigate how psychedelic drugs interact with brain cells at the molecular level

Researchers describe details of protein linked to genetically inherited Parkinson's disease

Researchers describe details of protein linked to genetically inherited Parkinson's disease

Study finds wide variation in levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common cancer drug

Study finds wide variation in levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common cancer drug

IU School of Medicine wins $12.3 million grant for research into opioid addiction treatment

IU School of Medicine wins $12.3 million grant for research into opioid addiction treatment

Researchers and clinicians share findings on ovarian cancer

Researchers and clinicians share findings on ovarian cancer

Identifying, preventing and treating drug-induced arrhythmias

Identifying, preventing and treating drug-induced arrhythmias

NIH provides additional support for large scale study of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers

NIH provides additional support for large scale study of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers

New research reverses the understanding of kidney tumor growth

New research reverses the understanding of kidney tumor growth

Yale researchers identify possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Yale researchers identify possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions have higher risks for COVID-19

Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions have higher risks for COVID-19

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Study shows how inhibitory learning enables memories to be stable over time

Study shows how inhibitory learning enables memories to be stable over time

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers