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Department of Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the science of medicinal drug actions on biological systems, one of the principal ways of treating disease.

Appropriate use of therapeutics in clinical medicine depends on firm knowledge in basic and clinical pharmacology.

Department of Pharmacology is responsible for research in and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. The current research focus is on cardiac pharmacology, cancer pharmacology, neuropharmacology and pharmacotherapy.

Group leaders:

  • Professor Finn Olav Levy - Receptors, signalling and cardiac pharmacology
  • Professor Lars Nilsson - Alzheimer's disease / Neuropharmacology
  • Associate Professor Marianne Klemp, Pharmacotherapy - Comparative effectiveness and new targets
  • Professor Marit Inngjerdingen - Innate immunity and cancer
  • Associate Professor Mimi Stokke Opdal - Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Professor Jan Terje Andersen - The Laboratory of Adaptive Immunity and Homeostasis


Postal address Postboks 1057 Blindern, 0316 Oslo Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 20 Rikshospitalet 0372 Oslo Phone: +47 22840201

Unit codes

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