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Discoveries that save
lives and change the world.

At its core, our research is about improving health, preventing disease, and enhancing lives. From uncovering novel therapeutic agents for important unmet medical needs to analyzing how an individual’s genetic makeup affects their reaction to certain drugs, our eight focus areas represent cutting edge research essential to the well-being of humans and animals alike.


Immunity and Inflammation

Exploring issues and solutions pertaining to the immune system or inflammation pharmacology.


Discovering the mechanisms of cellular neurotoxicity in brain cells that affect common life threatening diseases.


Exploring environmental and dietary risk factors for cancer, determining the mechanisms of cancer growth and progression, and identifying new prevention and treatment strategies.

Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Studying the connections between salt intake or obesity on blood pressure control mechanisms.

Computational Biology/Genomics/ Imaging

Developing and applying new tools to evaluate safety and efficacy of drugs and chemicals, as well as investigating how drugs and chemicals illicit their effects.

Drug Discovery

Identifying new targets for unmet medical needs, including heart disease, infections, cancer, and neurological disorders.

Environmental Toxicology

Investigating the adverse effects of chemical, biological and physical agents on living organisms.

Gastroenterology, Urology, and Hepatology

Studying the impact of drugs on the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and liver.