Welcome to the Department
of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Virginia Commonwealth University.
With more than 40 faculty members, ranking in the upper 20% of NIH
funding for pharmacology and toxicology programs and having graduated
more than 250 doctoral scholars since 1953, the department is
committed to providing quality pharmacology teaching, training and
research to our students and to advancing knowledge in the biomedical
I invite you to explore our website and learn about the nationally
and internationally recognized research in alcohol and drug abuse,
cancer pharmacology, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal pharmacology.
William L. Dewey, Ph.D.
Pharm/Tox Seminar Program