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Pharmacology at Yale

The Department of Pharmacology strives to create an inviting environment and institutional culture of inclusivity where every individual's unique and diverse characteristics are valued and respected. We sustain the richness of our department by recruiting and retaining trainees, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds and talents.

Pharmacology at Yale University has a rich history of pre-eminence in drug discovery, indeed the first cancer chemotherapy clinical trials were conducted here. Today, the research in our department encompasses a broad range of fields , with researchers aiming to both understand and treat human disease. We are proud to have been ranked as the number one Pharmacology program among the medical schools of the USA by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.


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Pharmacology Graduate Program

The Department of Pharmacology at Yale University offers integrated and interdisciplinary opportunities for graduate study under the Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS). Students entering the BBS program can take courses, participate in laboratory rotations, and perform thesis research with any of the more than 200 faculty members in the biological sciences at Yale.