The history of Pharmacology@Edinburgh

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

Chairs of Materia Medica (1738-2014)

A brief history of the professors who held the prestigious Chair of Materia Medica at the University from 1738-2014

Who was Prof Alfred Joseph Clark?

Professor Clark was the 7th person to occupy the Chair of Pharmacology (Materia Medica) at the University from 1926-1942.

History of Pharmacology

Influencing the world since 1768

Distinguished UoE Pharmacologists

The University pharmacologists whose pioneering experiments defined the drug development of today.