Pharmacology and Therapeutics is the study of how chemical agents, both natural and synthetic, affect biological systems, and the application of this knowledge in disease prevention and management. Read more about this Thematic Unit.
Pharmacognosy is the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of crude extracts, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin. It also involves the search for new drugs from natural sources. Read more about this thematic unit.
Pharmacoepidemiology is the study of the use of and the effects of drugs in large numbers of people.Pharmacovigilance is a pharmacological science which focuses on the collection, detection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse effects and medication errors caused by pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Read more about this thematic unit.
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacogenetics is a branch of pharmacology that studies how genetic differences can affect individual responses to drugs, both in terms of therapeutic effect as well as adverse effects. Read more about this thematic unit.