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The diverse research programs of our faculty focus on cellular communication and signal transduction and our department offers graduate programs leading to both Ph.D. and M.S. degrees. Please explore our website. - Ken Kellar, Department Chair
Statement from the Department on Confronting Racism

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Home to four unique and competitive MS and PhD programs.

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Learn from leading experts in the fields of pharmacology and physiology.

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The Department of Pharmacology & Physiology is deeply saddened and disgusted by the ongoing racism and violence the Black community and other people of color continue to experience in the United States. Our statement of support and commitment to action is linked below.

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Karen Gale Memorial Lectureship Fund

In recognition of Dr. Karen Gale’s advocacy and passion for the advancement of women in science, her family and close colleagues endow a lectureship, with funding generously provided by by the Office of the President at Georgetown University, The American Epilepsy Society, and the Society for Neuroscience.