Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Research Facilities


PTI System

Wilson performs cellular Ca2+-imaging studies on a PTI system

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is located in the Basic Science Medical Education Building on the grounds of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Complex, where it occupies about 20,000 square feet of space. In addition, a portion of the faculty is housed in the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, Cardiovascular Research Center, Blood Research Institute for Southeastern Wisconsin and the Research Service and Research Laboratories of the Veterans Administration Medical Center campus of the Medical College. Additional facilities include the Great Lakes Center for Marine and Freshwater Research. The College has centers of specialized research in cardiovascular research, cancer and genetics. These centers house researchers from basic and clinical departments and contain the necessary equipment for this research.

The College has a computing center that houses a network of computers. The Medical College Library contains more than 250,000 volumes and subscribes to about 1,800 periodicals. The College has shared core research facilities including the protein-nucleic acid share facility, an adenoviral core facility, an electron microscopy core, bioinformatics center and cell sorting core. The Medical College is home to the National Electron Spin Resonance Research Resource.



Agilent LC-Mass Spectrometer

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology contains the necessary equipment for studying the cellular, molecular and systemic mechanisms of action of drugs and toxins. These resources include cell culture facilities, liquid and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry share core laboratory, fluorescence confocal and imaging microscopes, ultra and preparative centrifuge facility, analytical laboratories containing capillary electrophoresis equipment, HPLC's, FPLC's, spectrophotometers, fluorometers and radioactivity counters, dark room and electrophysiology laboratories.

For specific research interest of the faculty, go to the Faculty Interest page.
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