Pharmacologists study the manner in which drugs and medicaments interact with organisms, living systems, and their parts (i.e. cells, tissues, or organs). Their research aims at identifying substances that can be ingested by humans and that exert adequate biochemical functions for curing illnesses.

Alternative label

  • pharmacology studies research analyst

  • pharmacology studies researcher

  • pharmacology analyst

  • pharmacologists

  • pharmacology scientist

  • pharmacology research analyst

  • pharmacology studies scholar

  • pharmacology scholar

  • pharmacology studies analyst

  • pharmacology researcher

  • pharmacology studies scientist

  • pharmacology science researcher

  • pharmacology studies research scientist

  • pharmacology research scientist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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