The Pharmacology Department is a premiere program in biomedical research, focusing on understanding how drugs and chemicals modify biological systems. Faculty carry out research in diverse areas such as cancer pharmacology, and develops new drugs to treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s and autism. The department furthers the education of students through its top-ranked Ph.D. program in Pharmacology, which offers students access to outstanding faculty to build their research careers.


Department of Defense Awards Weill Cornell Medicine New Grant for Kidney Cancer Research

September 1, 2022

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a $1 million, three-year grant from the Department of Defense’s Kidney Cancer Research Program to fund research on the role of the protein...
Jumpstart Awards Recognize Early-Career Investigators

August 5, 2022

Six Weill Cornell Medicine postdoctoral associates, instructors and junior faculty seeking to pursue independent research careers have received 2022 JumpStart Career Development...
Dr. Sara Zaccara Honored with 2022 Tri-Institutional Breakout Award

June 6, 2022

Dr. Sara Zaccara, a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has won a 2022 Tri-Institutional Breakout Award for Junior Investigators.