Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Programs

Research programs allow faculty members at the WVU School of Pharmacy to help educate and train future scientists and researchers.

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is dedicated to improving human health by educating pharmacy and graduate students in pharmaceutical and pharmacological sciences and by conducting and promoting research for the discovery, design, action, and development of therapeutic agents.


Dr. Vincent Castranova joins the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences as a professor.

Dr. Yon Rojanasakul was awarded a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Induction of Neoplastic Transformation and Cancer Stem Cells by Carbon Nanotubes.”