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School of Medicine
UC Irvine Graduate Division
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697
Pharmacology & Toxicology - PhD
The Department of Pharmacology offers a program leading to a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology. The Ph.D. programs are flexible and tailored to the needs of individual students. Training consists of an initial sequence of courses and seminars that provide a strong basic foundation in pharmacology and related biomedical science. A combined M.D./Ph.D. program is available to students who are interested in pursuing medical careers that include basic research.
The Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology is offered in the following specific areas of study: molecular and cellular pharmacology, neurosciences, gene regulation, circadian rhythms, epigenetic modifications, neuropharmacology, psychopharmacology and cardiovascular pharmacology.
Our goal is to provide a first class training in Pharmacology that will open up a wide range of employment opportunities upon graduation. This program will prepare you for a career as a Pharmacologist in academic institutions, in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, in federal and state agencies, and in private research institutions.
Our program offers:
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: Tuition assistance is available through student loans
Locale: Midsize City