Pioneering Research for a Healthier Future

Top Tier Ranked in the top one-third nationally for grant funding
$1.4M Average total NIH grants each faculty receives
$10M Average total grant funding received each year

We are dedicated to revolutionizing health and patient outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists and researchers are at the forefront of understanding and optimizing patient care, employing computational technologies, and advancing drug discovery. 

Our research spans a broad spectrum of topics including unraveling the intricacies of cell death, investigating dietary, pharmaceutical, and environmental toxins, and evaluating the risks of commonly used natural products. Our services and expertise offer innovations in pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, and drug metabolism.

Active Research Labs

Research Opportunities for Students

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Whether you want to pursue the latest breakthrough in drug therapy for cancer or understand the impact of natural drug products, our PhD programs gives you the opportunity to work with world-renowned experts in their fields.

PharmD + PhD

The combined, sequential Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)/Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine program allows some aspects of the PhD experience to be initiated during the PharmD curriculum.

PharmD Research Honors Program

The Research Honors program provides an opportunity for PharmD students to conduct a complete research project with a WSU pharmacy research mentor.

Summer Research Fellowships

The Summer Research Fellowship program provides hands-on research experience for undergraduate and PharmD students interested in pursuing research careers in pharmaceutical, biomedical, or health sciences.

499 PharmD Electives

Electives are one semester long and are a great way to pursue research interests.

499 Independent Study may include studies in technical or specialized problems, selection and analysis of specified readings, development of a creative project, or field experiences.

599 PharmD Electives

Electives are one semester long and are a great way to pursue research interests.

599 Project electives may include laboratory research, clinical research or comprehensive review of selected subjects.