The Department of Pharmacology is an integral part of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. We are proud of the excellence of our scientific research and our deep commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Read a statement on the importance of pharmacology in the post-genomic era, from distinguished alumnus Dr. Terry Kenakin.
Dr. Frances Planehas been selected as the 2013 honorary class president. (May, 2013)
Pharmacology B.Sc. a good choice for your future career
A major new study (www.hecsu.ac.uk) asked recent graduates how useful their choice of undergraduate subject had been in looking for employment. While Medicine and Dentistry scored highest (94.1%), subjects allied to medicine such as pharmacology also scored well, with 82.1% of graduates agreeing with the statement "The undergraduate subject I studied has been an advantage in looking for employment"