PHM 801 - Fundamental Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Description

Core principles of pharmacology and toxicology including pharmacokinetics, toxicokinetics (drug/toxicant absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, modeling), pharmacodynamics (drug-receptor and drug-enzyme interactions), and drug discovery.

Topics

  • Pharmacokinetics/toxicokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics/toxicodynamics
  • Drug-receptor interactions
  • Chemical enzyme interactions
  • Drug tolerance and dependence
  • Drug discovery and design

Recommended Textbooks

book coverGoodman & Gilman’s
The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

12th edition, 2010

 

 

 

 

book coverPharmacology Principles and Practice 2009
M. Hacker et al

 

 

 

 

Requirements

Open to doctoral students or approval of department. Not open to students who have taken PHM 819.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Keith Lookingland is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Pharmacology & Toxicology and a member of the CIT, Genetics, and Neuroscience Programs. Research involves development of neuroprotective strategies for treating dopamine neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease and Restless Leg Syndrome.

Semesters

Fall

Credits

  • 3 credits 

Programs

PhD

Type

Science

Sections Available

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