Pharmacology Research
Pharmacology researchers work in the Isom Lab

Translating fundamental discoveries to tomorrow’s cures

Within the Department of Pharmacology, researchers make breakthrough discoveries that advance public health, propelled by the spirit of scientific discovery.

Expanding Personalized Medicine Through Pharmacology Research

As transformative as pharmaceuticals are to healthcare, each person’s unique biological makeup interacts differently with drugs. Our research continues to expand the field of personalized medicine by tailoring treatments to each patient’s unique genetic makeup, leading to safer and more effective therapies.

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Featured News & Stories See all news Michelle Hastings
Department News
Michelle Hastings, Ph.D., receives Pfizer Upjohn Research Professorship in Pharmacology
Michelle Hastings, Ph.D., receives Pfizer Upjohn Research Professorship in Pharmacology
Krystal Santiago Colon
Department News
Krystal Santiago Colon receives 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
Krystal Santiago Colon (Ph.D. Student, Mattis/Isom Lab) has recently been selected to receive a 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
Mike Holinstat
Department News
Michael A. Holinstat, Ph.D., is recognized as the recipient of the 2024 ACTS Distinguished Educator: Mentorship Innovation Award
The University of Michigan is pleased to announce that Michael A. Holinstat, Ph.D. was recognized as a recipient of the 2024 ACTS Distinguished Educator: Mentorship Innovation Award.
Cat Demery, James Teuber, Livia Stanger
Department News
Nominations for the 2024 OGPS Grad Student Awards- Congratulations to Cat Demery, Livia Stanger, and James Teuber
UM Pharmacology has recently submitted its nominations for the 2024 OGPS Graduate Student Awards/Phyllis M. Wise Graduate Student Awards in Biomedical Sciences - Cat Demery, Livia Stanger, and James Teuber.
Yating Zheng
Department News
Yating Zheng Selected as Major Symposium Speaker at the American Association of Immunologists’ IMMUNOLOGY2024™ Annual Conference
Yating Zheng, Ph.D. Student (Courtney Lab), was recently selected as a Major Symposium speaker for the American Association of Immunologists’ (AAI) IMMUNOLOGY2024™ meeting to be held in Chicago May 3-7, 2024.
Deb Paris
Department News
Deb Paris becomes the new Chief Department Administrator of Pharmacology
The Department of Pharmacology is delighted to share that Deb Paris has accepted the offer to become the new Chief Department Administrator of Pharmacology. Please join us in welcoming her!