The University of Louisville, its School of Medicine, and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology have rich histories and traditions of academic excellence. Graduate students are recruited both nationally and internationally. Over 250 graduates have completed the program and have leadership positions in academia, government and industry. Our department hosts National Institutes of Health-funded environmental health sciences training and cancer education programs. Both pharmacologists and toxicologists are noted among the "Hot Tracks in Professions" in such magazines as US News and World Report with some of the nation's most rapidly increasing salaries as noted by CareerBuilder.com. A more recent report from Kiplingers listed pharmacology as the number 1 college major for a lucrative career. Incredible advancements in molecular genetics and biology are providing new insights into pharmacology and toxicology.
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