Administrati ve & Development al efforts : · The Department is currently planning to expand, as it will be trans-located into the newly available facility, built for some departments of Faculty of Medicine, with wider spaces concerning teaching and research areas. · The Department, as part of Faculty of Medicine, is attempting to contribute in the quality assurance project (CIQAP) that obligates the enhancement of research as well as educational programs. Head of Department Prof. Aly Mohamed Omar Abdelrahman Members of the department Research · Ongoing research in the Pharmacology Department includes cardiovascular pharmacology, metabolic syndrome animal model, anti-cancer drug-induced toxicities, apoptosis, oxidative stress and inflammatory markers. · The Department of Pharmacology works in close collaboration with other Departments in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as at the national and international levels to cope with the rapidly advancing competition in medical education and research. Education The Pharmacology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University offers Pharmacology courses for undergraduate students of Medical, Dental, and Nursing Faculties, as well as Nursing Institute and School. · In addition, the Pharmacology Department also provides Master, PhD and MD postgraduates in different clinical medical specialties with their Pharmacology postgraduate courses.