The Institute of Physiology and Pharmacology was established on 15 April 2011 according to the decision of the Senate of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. This new unit of the University united two departments with profound traditions and huge scientific potential, i.e. Department of Physiology and Department of Theoretical and Clinical Pharmacology.
The main sphere of Institute activities is the organisation and performance of scientific work. The Institute of Physiology and Pharmacology arranges and organises various study programmes in all levels of studies, performs scientific research as well as experimental studies and prepeares scientists and specialists.