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Your profession: Medical specialist (m/f) - Pharmacology and Toxicology

Professional activities

Medical specialists in pharmacology and toxicology plan, conduct and evaluate pharmacological trials. They also diagnose and treat incidents of poisoning and provide toxicology advice.

Fields of work

Medical specialists in pharmacology and toxicology work, for example,

  • in clinics
  • at institutes for clinical pharmacology and toxicology
  • in research facilities of pharmaceutical companies
  • at health authorities
  • in medical research and teaching


The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).