Research and Facilities

Research in our department explores the mechanisms by which chemicals affect the human body, from hormones to medicines to environmental toxins. Our faculty take advantage of resources within and beyond our department to conduct wide-ranging, interdisciplinary collaborations using state-of-the-art techniques.

  • Areas of Research
    Our faculty pursue research on a wide variety of topics within the discipline of pharmacology and toxicology, using cutting-edge techniques such as stem cell research and optogenetics.
  • Recent Faculty Publications
    View a listing of our faculty’s most recent publications.
  • Recent Research Funding
    Our faculty secure major research grants from various National Institutes of Health as well as private sources.
  • Researcher Spotlight
    Our faculty members have garnered international recognition for innovative research throughout our discipline. They’re also superb teachers, dedicated to mentoring the next generation of researchers to improve medical care and human health across the globe.
  • Collaborative Research
    Find your niche in this lively research community by joining one of our faculty labs. We collaborate widely, bringing together distinct expertise within our department and well beyond it.
  • Research Centers
    Well-established research centers across the university support collaborative, multidisciplinary research where students can interact with faculty across departmental boundaries.
  • Core Facilities
    Our school’s shared core instrumentation and transgenic animal facilities support research by UB faculty and investigators at our affiliated institutions. These facilities not only house state-of-the-art equipment but in many cases also provide data analysis, training and grant writing consultation.
  • Departmental Research Facilities
    Our department has equipment on site to carry out cutting-edge studies at the molecular, cellular, whole organ and whole system levels.