Research & Practice

Dr. Karen Vasquez and lab members

Research and Practice

The College of Pharmacy is internationally recognized for groundbreaking research that is among the highest quality in the nation with research funding over $20 million. Many college faculty also serve as clinical practitioners and student preceptors.

College Divisions

The College of Pharmacy's exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervises student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Funding to support research is in excess of $20 million and comes from competitive grant proposals from the National Institutes of Health, pharmaceutical companies, and private foundations.

Centers, Institutes, & Core Facilities

In addition to research taking place in six divisions, the College of Pharmacy is home to centers, institutes, and core facilities undertaking innovative research of their own. These units are involved in fostering interdisciplinary collaborations, working to cultivate ideas into discoveries, and efforts to improve the health of individual patients and communities at large.

Collaborative Areas of Research Excellence (CARE)

In the College of Pharmacy, both basic science research and clinical research are underway on a broad-range of topics including drug addiction, cancer, toxicology, infectious disease, pharmacy policy, mental health, and pharmaceutical development. Collaborations within the college and within the University of Texas help to enrich research opportunities.

Research Support

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies provides robust research support to the College of Pharmacy community to help facilitate faculty, staff, and student researchers in solving the complex problems and challenges facing professionals in the pharmaceutical sciences.