To evaluate the effects of different substances on the body, pharmacologists prepare and guide studies. They can create new drugs and research them, or investigate the interactions between different drugs. Their job responsibilities can include conducting research to standardise medication doses, planning research grants, and analysing clinical trial results.
Strong IT skills for data analysis and interpretation
Knowledge about chemicals, toxins and their safe disposal
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Good opportunities for job growth and security
Steady, consistent work hours
Less stressful than other medical professions
Contribute to improving healthcare, with minimal-to-no patient interaction
Highly specialised- neuropharmacology, clinical pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, etc
Long study duration
Experimental work can be difficult, would have to deal with harmful chemicals and toxic materials
Requires extensive knowledge and skills