Welcome to the Pharmacology Department!

Photo of Gary L. Johnson 130 x 150Our Graduate Program is dedicated to the training of outstanding scientists in the pharmacological sciences. 
An outstanding graduate program is a high priority of our department, and the training faculty participate fully at all levels. Our department ranks consistently in the highest levels of NIH funding for pharmacology departments nationwide and a great diversity of research areas is available to trainees. more

UNC's Department of Pharmacology ranks #3rd globally according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities 2014 report.

The Department of Pharmacology ranked #4 in the nation in its field in NIH research funding in 2013.

Our Global Science Ranking: #3 in the World

U.S. News & World Report has published their first ever 
Best Global Universities, ranking 500 institutions from 49
countries. UNC Pharmacology and Toxicology ranked #3
in the world!

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Highlights

Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students Receive Oral and Poster Presentation Awards at the Pharmacology Research Retreat 2016

Recipients of Oral and Poster Presentation Awards: (L to R) Dan Wacker, Andrew Hardaway, Justin English, Kate Lansu, Kate Newns, and Tim Stuhlmiller. Not picture, Catherine Marcinkiewcz.

Award Recipients: (L to R) Dan Wacker, Andrew Hardaway, Justin English, Kate Lansu, Kate Newns, and Tim Stuhlmiller. Not pictured, Catherine Marcinkiewcz. Click for larger view.