DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY
Pharmacology is a basic biomedical scientific discipline that studies the effect of chemical substances on the function of the living system. It involves the discovery of new drugs, the investigation of how drugs work and the use of drugs to probe mechanisms of disease. The science of pharmacology spans the most fundamental aspects of basic research, through transgenic animal models, to clinical investigation and its divided into many specialties some of which include Neuropharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacogenomic etc . The department kicked off in the university during the 2012/2013 with qualified academic staffs
- To provide quality education for students of pharmacy and pharmacologists, carry out cutting-edge research and become an internationally recognised unit.
- We envision moulding highly-quality pharmacists and pharmacologists that posses a proper understanding of pharmacology mechanisms and principles.
- To produce pharmacy professionals and scientists who will be sufficiently equipped to carry out their clinical roles carry out basic research of an international standard. Play a part in academic and professional governance and in national and professional scientific societies.
- To be a reference point in the pharmacologic characterization and identification of new drug entities.