Message from the Department Head

Hartmut Kleinert

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
The Department's mission is to enhance the international stature of our Medical School by combining internationally recognized research with high quality teaching.

Currently, research in the Department focuses on
Molecular Cardiovascular Pharmacology,
Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics,
Solute transport through biological membranes,
Vascular Pharmacology,
Cell and Redox Signaling
(see menu Research).

Researchers in the Department use a variety of modern techniques (including analytical and biochemical methods, all major cell- and molecular biology techniques, genetically modified animals, and in-vitro organ experiments). The Department is well equipped with up to date facilities.

The Department provides research opportunities for medical students (German MD-degree) as well as PhD-students.

The academic staff of the Department provides state-of-the-art teaching to medical students, dental students and PhD-students in Molecular Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Toxicology, as well as Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy.

Please browse our website for additional information.

Hartmut Kleinert
Professor and Acting Director
Department of Pharmacology