The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology characterizes itself by conducting research in the following areas: intercellular communication, variation in junctional permeability, molecular basis of antineoplastic drug action, computer simulation of pharmacokinetics, glomerular cell function in pathological states, kinase modulation of Na pump, modulation of neurotransmitter uptake and release in epilepsy, vascular alterations in cardiovascular diseases, chemical carcinogenesis, toxicology and risk assessment. For more information visit:

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