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Our academic focus is on therapeutics—medications, medical devices, and diagnostic tests.

We find ways to improve them and better ways to use them in patients. We educate PhD scientists and PharmD clinicians to carry forward this work in new and creative ways.

Services and facilities

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    Sign up for cell phone tips to make your home safer from poisons.

    California Poison Control System
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    Explore tools to characterize and interpret genomic data.

    Sequence Analysis and Consulting Service
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    Request renewable antibodies for human transcription factors and membrane proteins.

    Antibiome Center
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    Receive an email newsletter about personalized medicine and health outcomes.

    TRANSPERS Center
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  • closeup of storage bottles used in scientific research

    Access small molecules as chemical tools and for drug discovery.

    Small Molecule Discovery Center
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    What meds are you taking and why?

    We’ll make a list.

    MedList Clinic
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    Explore our capabilities for developing nano-scale biomedical tools and devices.

    Biomedical Micro and Nanotechnology Core
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    Learn the basic principles of pharmacokinetics.

    Pharmacokinetics for Pharmaceutical Scientists Course
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    Be in the vanguard of medical product development and regulation.

    American Course on Drug and Regulatory Sciences
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  • scientific equipment

    Request state-of-the-art NMR spectroscopy for research.

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory
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  • scientific equipment

    Request mass spectrometry sample analysis.

    National Bio-Organic Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Resource Center
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    Access software tools for molecular visualization and analysis.

    Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics
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    Find resources for learning how to help your patients stop using tobacco.

    Rx for Change
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