Pharmacology offers outstanding research environment and mentoring for successful career development.
  • #1 subject are at WSU, 2012-2019 reports by NTU
  • 35+ Faculty members, 8 new faculty members
  • 5 Research tracks, Cancer & Neuro-pharmacology, Toxicology, Urban Sustainability, Choose your own minor
  • Success in national fellowship applications including NCI, NINDS, NIEHS and AHA
  • 90+ Ph.D. Alumni including top-level academia and industry across the U.S. and internationally
  • Excitement of Midtown Detroit


Sokol Todi

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology! Established in 1974 and proudly located in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, our department consistently proves to be an integral component of medical and graduate education, postdoctoral training, and basic science and translational research activities. Please look around our website, where you will find information about our excellent faculty, outstanding students, and exceptional postdocs and staff, as well as our diverse research programs – programs that connect to multiple human diseases and that span a wide range of model organisms and cutting-edge techniques. 

Sokol V. Todi, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair