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Courses

Pharmacology - Medicine

5751. Principles in Pharmacology   (1-6 s.h.)

A course designed as an introduction to pharmacological principles for first-year graduate students. Provides a background for more advanced courses.

9701. Medical Pharmacology   (3 s.h.)

Detailed description of clinical use of pharmacological agents. Non-matriculated graduate students require special permission.

9702. Advanced Pharmacology   (2 s.h.)

Literature-based survey of current advances in pharmacology.

9703. Cellular Pharmacology (4 s.h.)

General principles of drug-cell interactions, including receptor structure and function, channel structure and function, and signaling pathways.

9704. Experimental Pharmacology   (3 s.h.)


Laboratory exercises in techniques of modern pharmacology; the course involves writing a paper on each segment.

9705. Mathematical Biology (3 s.h.)

Techniques of mathematical analysis important in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug-receptor theory, and error analysis.

9706. Neuropharmacology (3 s.h.)

Structure and function of neuronal components of the nervous system; pharmacological agents that affect the central and peripheral nerve tissue.

9707. Pharmacology of Drugs of Abuse  (3 s.h.)

The pharmacological profiles of the following substances: opioids, barbiturates, alcohol, amphetamines, cocaine, LSD, marijuana, PCP, and "club drugs." Emphasis on the assessment of abuse potential of these agents. Structure and function of the corresponding receptors and channels.

9708. Pharmacology Journal Club   (1 s.h.)

Review of research papers through graduate student presentations.

9709. Pharmacology Seminar   (1 s.h.)

A series of research seminars given by external and internal scientists.

9710. Special Topics in Advanced Pharmacology   (1-3 s.h.)

A program designed to provide specialized knowledge tailored to a student's research interests.


9720. Neuroscience Journal Club and Seminar   (1 s.h.)

A journal club linked to the neuropharmacology course. Students must contact the neuropharmacology course director prior to registering.

9791. Pharmacology Research (1-14 s.h.)

Laboratory research conducted in the Department of Pharmacology that contributes to the Ph.D. requirements.

9991. Research   (1 s.h.)

Laboratory research conducted in the Department of Pharmacology that contributes to the Ph.D. requirements.

9996. Master`s Thesis   (1-9 s.h.)

Work conducted to attain a master's degree generally involving a research project and a written thesis.

9998. Post Candidacy Research   (1-6 s.h.)

Research conducted in a laboratory in Pharmacology following the student's elevation to candidacy.

9999. Dissertation Writing   (1-6 s.h.)

Thesis writing following all course requirements, preliminary examination, elevation to candidacy, and review by the candidate's thesis committee.

 

Updated 9.22.09