Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Our institute is located at Goethestraße 33 and at Nussbaumstraße 26 close to the Munich main station and the LMU university hospitals in the inner city of Munich. Since May 2008 Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Gudermann serves as director of the institute.
The Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology belongs to the theoretical research institutes of the Medical Faculty. The focus of the institute lies on teaching of students of medicine and dental medicine as well as life sciences.
Our research concentrates on interdisciplinary aspects of basic research in pharmacology and toxicology. The research groups are located at both locations. The institute has been named after the German pharmacologist Walther Straub who led the institute from 1924 to 1944.