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Midwestern University, Department of Pharmacology

Acronym MWU
Type Academic
Downers Grove Campus
555 31st Street
Downers Grove
IL 60515
United States
Tel 630-515-6171
Fax / (630) / 971-6414
Website http://www.midwestern.edu/
Activities The science of pharmacology deals with the properties and effects of drugs and chemical compounds on living systems. Medical pharmacology focuses on the mechanisms of action, toxicities, and therapeutic uses of biologically active substances in humans. Physicians must be able to utilize basic knowledge of pharmacology to treat and prevent disease in their patients. At CCOM, medical students are shown the correlation between pharmacology and related medical sciences, taught how to interpret the actions and uses of major classes of drugs, and instructed in the applications of pharmacodynamics to therapeutics.

Created: Last Updated: 2010-06-10

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