Featured Image: Jonathan Dimes :: JDimes MediVisual Communications

Pharmacology: the science dealing with the preparation, uses and effects of drugs.

Here are a few examples of the inner workings of pharmacology illustrated by the Medical Illustration Sourcebook Artists:

David & Alex Baker
DNA Illustrations, Inc.


Nerve Synapse in Vomiting Center of Brain Stem Illustration shows a synaptic junction with 5-HT3 GABA receptors and its antagonists binding to them in the background and in the foreground is a cross section of the human brain stem with the vomiting center of the brain highlighted in green. Illustration is a MOA for an article on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting


Maciej Frolow
Lemonade Illustration Agency

Maciej Frolow

Brain and Pharmacology


Kip Carter
Carter Medical Communications

Kip Carter

Canine Diabetes Full bleed cover illustration on canine diabetes for Veterinary Medicine, peer reviewed journal. This illustration shows how to give an insulin injection in the loose skin of a Sharpei


Todd Buck

Todd Buck

Opioids for Pain Management


Jonathan Dimes
JDimes MediVisual Communications

Jonathan Dimes

Nausea and Vomiting in Adults American Family Physician Journal Cover art for AAFP’s American Family Physician Journal on Evaluation of Nausea and Vomiting in Adults: A case based history. Female in foreground is suffering from abdominal distress. Other images/topics include intussusception, rehydration medication, gloved hand holding a test tube of blood, and a scan of a gallstone.


Mica Duran
Mica Duran Studio

Mica Duran

Vedolizumab® Monoclonal antibody drug Vedolizumab®. An anti-integrin therapy with a selective mechanism of action, for use in primary types of inflammatory bowel disease – ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.


 Cognition Studio, Inc.


CAL-101/GS-1101 and the PI3K Delta Pathway Cognition Studio, Inc. Gilead Sciences is a leader in developing innovative oral medicines targeting PI3K Delta with a focus on B-cell malignancies, including NHL and CLL. The compact design of the full handout (not shown), its concise graphics, and revealing biomedical visualizations serve as a means for the Director of PI3K Clinical Development to share these findings with investors as well as serving as an attention getting leave-behind. Initial pencil sketch with final composite in Illustrator and Photoshop


Beth Anderson
Arkitek Scientific


University of British Columbia – DNA Still from a series of two animations created for the University of British Columbia’s iCapture Center, on how different gene alleles impact drug efficacy in patients


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