Professor Daniel Hoyer, Chair and Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, was awarded the Maurice Rapport Prize and delivered the Rapport Plenary Lecture at the 2016 International Society of Serotonin Research (ISSR) Meeting.News
The Therapeutic Technologies Hallmark Research Initiative will launch on Wednesday September 30th with a keynote presentation by Dr Michael Sheetz, Director of the Mechanobiology Institute, at National University of Singapore entitled "Mechanosensing for growth"News
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The Australian Venom Research Unit provides information on venomous animals to the public and clinicians.View
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The Australian Venom Research Unit provides information on venomous animals to the public and clinicians.
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The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics is within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and is responsible for the teaching of undergraduate students of Dentistry, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Optometry, Science and Veterinary Science.
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The Australian Venom Research Unit is a separate unit administered by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics which provides information to the general public and clinicians on snake bites and other envenomations. The unit is funded with a grant from NHMRC.
In 1996, Dr Natalie Korszniak, completed a history of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne, for the period 1953 - 1995.