WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY, THERAPEUTICS & TOXICOLOGY
Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology
Our vision is to be the Centre of Excellence in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology in Africa where teaching, research and innovation complement service to humanity.
To contribute to the prevention and management of infection globally through quality, collaborative multidisciplinary, translational research as well as training and mentoring of students at all level to become committed, independent, intellectually creative and superior individuals with a high level of integrity using a team of knowledgeable staff committed to humanity, quality service and continuous self-improvement.
I am pleased to welcome you to the Department of Pharmacology Therapeutics and Toxicology College of Medicine University of Lagos, the University of First Choice and the Nations pride.
Pharmacology is defined as the scientific study of drugs in living organisms.
Pharmacology as a discipline is both a basic and clinical science, having two major branches: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics which are, in simple terms respectively described as the way the body handles an administered drug and the way the drug affects the body.