About Us

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

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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For information on our contact details, general enquiries, information for current  or future students, and our staff directory.

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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.

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In 1996, Dr Natalie Korszniak, completed a history of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne, for the period 1953 - 1995.

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