of Semmelweis University
51 days
13 hours
38 min
55 sec

 The Department was established as the Department of Pharmacognosy and Toxicology in 1914, when the compulsory curriculum for pharmacy had been reformed.

Profile
The scientific activity of the Department comprises the teaching and research of pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, phytotherapy and pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Education
Pharmacognosy is taught to pharmacy undergraduates in Hungarian and in English. Special courses in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Phytochemistry and Phytotherapy are also held.
The lectures and practicals provide a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of the knowledge acquired in drugs of natural origin.
Research
All aspects of pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, phytotherapy and pharmaceutical biotechnology are investigated, through the support of national and international sponsorships.