Department of Pharmacology is the first department among the pharmaceutical sciences departments within the college, that serves in addition; college of medicine, applied medical sciences, nursing, and public health at an undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The department covers pharmacology courses, therapeutics and clinical toxicology as per program needs. Faculty are involved continuously with the latest advances in basic science research such as discovery of new therapeutic targets, and the mechanisms by which drugs produce responses in living cells, to a hospital-based clinical research. While it is thriving to recruit more qualified PhD holders with vast research background and teaching experience, the department continues to support demonstrators and lectures to pursue their postgraduate education abroad. The department is intending to expand with toxicology branch in the near future.