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2212 PHARMACOLOGISTS, PATHOLOGISTS AND RELATED PROFESSIONALS
 


    Pharmacologists, pathologists and related professionals conduct research, improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods, and apply scientific knowledge relating to anatomy, biochemistry, biophysics, physiology, pathology, or pharmacology, in such fields as medicine, agriculture or industry.

    Tasks include -

    (a) conducting research, improving or developing concepts, theories and operational methods in their respective fields;

    (b) studying and conducting experiments

    (c) studying and conducting experiments concerning the chemical composition and processes of living organisms;

    (d) studying and conducting experiments concerning the life processes and functions of human, animal or plant organs, tissues, cells, glands and systems under normal and abnormal or exceptional conditions;

    (e) studying and conducting experiments concerning the nature, causes and development of human, animal or plant diseases and disorders;

    (f) studying and conducting experiments concerning the effects of drugs and other substances on the tissues, organs and physiological processes of human beings and animals, and improving existing or developing new drugs;

    (g) developing industrial, medical and other applications of knowledge in their respective fields;

    (h) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (i) performing related tasks;

    (j) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Anatomist

  • Biochemist

  • Biophysicist

  • Pathologist

  • Pharmacologist

  • Physiologist


   
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