Academic Pharmacologists: Confronting New Challenges in Educational Programs of Graduate and Health Care Professionals

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Abstract

Pharmacologists belong to a special fraternity, one whose members love to study drugs, even though we may have highly individualized viewpoints about what aspect of drug action delights our intellectual curiosities. Still it is this passion to understand everything about a drug that drives our need to uncover the essence of a chemical's effect on living cells and tissues, and ultimately how it exerts its therapeutic benefits. In this sense, pharmacology is a discipline key to the health sciences in that it bridges basic and clinical endeavors, as well as between professional practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-443
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Volume309
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology

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