Emory University

Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Molecular and Systems Pharmacology


1462 Clifton Road

Suite 314

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Molecular and Systems Pharmacology graduate program offers broad training in the biomedical sciences for students interested in learning how the drugs of today work and how the novel therapeutics of tomorrow can be developed.  Ph.D. training in the Emory MSP graduate program prepares students for successful careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries as well as in academic research, teaching, government research, patent law and other disciplines that depend upon knowledge of fundamental pharmacological principles.

Cancer Pharmacology research at the Winship Cancer Center, combining cutting-edge research with patient treatment
Neuropharmacology research at the Yerkes Primate Research Center, which is world-renowned for research on addiction & neurodegeneration
Infectious Disease research, as close proximity to CDC has helped to make Emory a leader in anti-viral research, especially anti-HIV work

Other areas of strength include Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Inflammation, Toxicology, Chemical Biology, and Structural Biology of drug targets.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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