Development of new drugs in cooperation with "Tissue Engineering Group" at The Department of Clinical Dentistry, UoB. (Professor Henning Lygre)
Metabolic profiling of serum/plasma samples from large epidemiological studies on nutrition and inflammation as risk factors of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. (Professor Per Magne Ueland)
Relevance and use of drug information. Studies of drug and substance abuse monitoring. Biomarkers, signal substances and cardiotoxicity of chemoterapeutics and adjuvant drug treatment. (Professor Jan Schjøtt)
Pharmacokinetic and -dynamic studies of therapeutic drugs and drugs of abuse and their analysis in biological samples, which also includes association studies with biomarkers of cellular processes related to drug effects and adverse drug effects. (Associate professor Bettina Riedel)
Section of Pharmacology
Pharmacology is the branch of medicine concerned with the uses, effects, and mode of action of drugs.
Section of pharmacology carries out undergraduate courses for students in medicine, dentistry, dental hygiene and pharmacy.
The research encompasses development of MS-based analysis of biological markers, G-protein receptors and development of bone tissue-engineering drugs.
Professor Henning Lygre is Head at the Section of Pharmacology.