The founding principles of pharmaceutical sciences were pioneered here at UB and the department has upheld this tradition of excellence and international distinction for over 50 years.
Our programs provide instruction and research training in diverse aspects of drug action including drug discovery and drug evaluation, examined at the molecular, genomic, biochemical, biological, and clinical levels through an interdisciplinary curriculum individualized to the needs of each student. Emphasis on clinical and laboratory research focusing on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, dosage form design, physiochemical and biological aspects of drug action, drug metabolism, and drug toxicity.
Students interested in the pharmaceutical sciences can chose to
enter our department via an undergraduate BS degree or through
various graduate programs such as BS/MS, MS, PhD and post doctoral
We offer a number of professional, undergraduate, and graduate programs directed at several areas of the pharmaceutical sciences such as:
Our graduates maintain leadership positions in academia, industry and government. Different to many PhD’s in other fields of science, our graduates are highly sought after for employment by industry, without the need for post-doctoral training. Graduates who prefer an academic career also find many offers of postdoctoral fellowships.