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Pharmacology is the science of drugs and how they affect living systems. It is also the science of how the body affect the drug uptake, distribution and metabolism. At the department we teach the subjects of pharmacology and pharmacy and conduct research which creates new knowledge about drugs.

Our research

Research activities at the department are primarily directed towards central and peripheral neuropharmacology, and pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism.

Research Groups

Research group leaders – Research group / Project

Study here

Knowledge in pharmacology is central for a number of professions. The department teaches in eight of Sahlgrenska Academy's educational programmes. We are responsible for the Programme in Pharmacy as well as the supplementary education for pharmacists with a foreign degree. The educational programmes are taught in both Swedish and English, and Swedish is an entry requirement.

Visit us

Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 13, Göteborg
Postal address: Department of Pharmacology, Box 431, 405 30 Göteborg
Delivery address: Medicinaregatan 1 G, 413 90 Göteborg

Photo: Johan Wingborg