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PHM 829 - Neuropharmacology*

Description

Mechanisms of action of drugs on the central nervous systems, targets, clinical use and side effects.

Topics

  • Basic biology of neurons including genera- tion of membrane potential and of action potentials
  • Synaptic physiology
  • Drugs targeting:
    • Voltage-gated chemicals, action potential generation and propagation
    • Central GABAergic systems
    • Central noradrenergic and serotonergic systems
    • Central dopaminergic systems
    • Central opiate systems
    • Central cholinergic and glutaminergic systems
    • Peripheral cholinergic and noradrenergic systems

Pre-requisites (for MSU students)

PHM 819

Recommended Textbooks

No textbooks required; electronic materials utilized

Instructor(s)

TBD

Semesters

Online Fall

Credits

2

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • MS/Integrative Pharmacology
  • Grad Cert/SafetyPhm

Type

Science

Sections available

  • 730 MSU students
  • 731 Lifelong In-state
  • 732 Lifelong Out-State