Biomedical Sciences


Edinburgh has influenced the world in the subject of Pharmacology since 1768


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Our members apply the principles of pharmacology to their studies across a wide variety of research areas, including sleep apnoea, hypertension, obesity, pain, epilepsy and cancer.

News and Events

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Pharmacology related news and events within the University

Studying Pharmacology@Edinburgh

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Thinking about studying pharmacology...

The history of Pharmacology@Edinburgh

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Find out more about Edinburgh's rich history in the discipline of Pharmacology


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Whether you are a recent graduate, or you worked and studied with us in the last millennium, we would love to hear from you and share your story!