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Research Programs

The department has major commitments in the areas of molecular, cellular, cardiovascular and neuropharmacology research. In addition, the department interacts closely with other basic science, clinical and research departments including:

  • Department of Medical Genetics and Biochemistry
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Center for Substance Abuse Research
  • Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center
  • Fels Cancer Institute for Personalized Medicine

Most modem research instrumentation and facilities are available through shared resources of the School of Medicine. These include a transgenic mouse facility and FACS analysis. The department itself has a number of core facilities, including cell culture facilities.