Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty can best be described as multidisciplinary with expertise in the basic, clinical, social, and behavioral sciences. This diverse focus and departmental infrastructure sets the stage for collaborate research opportunities with colleagues in the Medical School Duluth, local and regional health care systems, and across other departments in the Academic Health Center. Students play an important role in PPPS research laboratories, and numerous opportunities exist for students who have a desire to gain research experience as an undergraduate, professional, or graduate student.
Facilities include a Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Laboratory with over 4000 square feet of laboratory space that serves four bench scientists and their research teams. An extensive and impressive list of state-of-the-art equipment is accessible to PPPS researchers in support of their research efforts.
Research for Indigenous Community Health Center (RICH), an interdisciplinary health center focused on building alliances between researchers and tribal communities for community-based participatory research.
Brain Barriers Research Center (BBRC), a distinctive research group involving many disciplines in the College of Pharmacy and the Medical School (Duluth and Twin Cities) and dedicated to using cutting edge technologies in the treatment of brain disorders.