Jonathan A Doorn
Welcome to the homepage of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics (PSET). PSET faculty are committed to impactful, diverse and innovative programs of scholarship focused on drug discovery and drug delivery. In addition, we strive to maintain a creative and supportive environment to train the next generation of biomedical/pharmaceutical scientists and healthcare professionals.
Jonathan A Doorn, Department Chair

About PSET

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics has two main focus areas, and three PhD subprograms. 

One area focuses on medicinal and natural products chemistry. Related research includes drug metabolism, biocatalysis, pharmaceutical toxicology, organic synthesis, drug design, biopolymeric drugs, biotechnology and structural biology, computer aided drug discovery, structure-activity relationships, bioanalytical chemistry, and molecular pharmacology.

Related to this focus area is the following Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program:

PhD in Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry

The other area concentrates on pharmaceutics and translational therapeutics. Research areas include physical pharmacy, dosage form development and performance, and industrial/manufacturing pharmacy, as well as the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs and biological molecules.

There are two related PhD degree programs:

PhD in Pharmaceutics

PhD in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences