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Committed to excellence in research and teaching

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology integrates diverse basic and translational scientific investigations—across the UAB campus—around common research interests, providing unique capabilities to promote the discovery and development of new therapeutics and address the impact of environmental toxins.

Our strategic objectives are to provide a dynamic and diverse academic environment that fosters innovative, ground-breaking research in basic and clinical pharmacology, therapeutics and toxicology, promote strong evidence-based teaching and training for our students and trainees.