Undergraduate Courses

MCB 466: Neuro & Molecular Pharmacology

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Description Introduction to fundamental principles of pharmacology that provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles and concepts applied to modern pharmacology, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, neuropharmacology, toxicology, drug development and clinical trials, and drugs targeting various diseases. Emphasis is placed on the mechanisms of action. The course will cover several classes of drugs, including anti-infective agents, autonomic/central nervous system modulators, neuropharmacology, anti-cancer therapeutics and drugs targeting the major organ systems of the body. In an active learning style, case studies and sample MCAT questions will be used to bring relevance to covered topics. This course is ideal for those interested in pharmacology, neuropharmacology, pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, kinesiology, or graduate school in the life sciences. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MCB 252 and MCB 354, or consent of instructor.
Credit Hours 3 hours
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