Thomas Jefferson UniversitySidney Kimmel Medical College

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Thomas Jefferson University Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics is to promote, facilitate, and enhance the discovery, development, and rational utilization of novel pharmacotherapeutics.

Goals & Objectives

The broad, long-range goals and objectives of the Thomas Jefferson University Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics are to:

  • Conduct high quality sponsored clinical research that adds value to the drug development process partners.
  • Stimulate, facilitate and implement investigator-initiated clinical studies to exploit opportunities in translational research at the institution.
  • Serve as a nucleus for the development of collaborative clinical research activities, to exploit the unique patient populations available with Jefferson Hospital and its clinical affiliates.
  • Train future clinical pharmacologists in the design, implementation, and analysis of human clinical trials to support drug discovery and development.