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Professor Daniel Hoyer

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. Postgraduate research programs leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science are also offered. Members of the department are actively involved in research, particularly in the pharmacology of the cardiovascular and central nervous system, respiratory pharmacology and molecular pharmacology. There is also a focus on information technology with development of multimedia teaching methods. There are strong links with the pharmaceutical industry via collaborative research programs. Research within the department attracts funding from industry and government.

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