Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

What is Pharmacology? Pharmacology is the study of the chemical properties and biological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Although related to Physiology and Biochemistry, Pharmacology is a distinct discipline which deals with the mechanisms of action of biological active substances, including therapeutic agents, agricultural, household and industrial chemicals.

Head and Chair of Pharmacology & Therapeutics: Professor Daniel Hoyer




Level 8, Medical Building (No. 181) Map
Corner of Grattan Street and Royal Parade
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia

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