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PHM 813 - Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Toxicology*

Description

Cardiovascular signal transduction and control in normal and pathophysiologic states.

Topics

  • Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology
  • Receptors and signaling pathways involved in the cardiovascular system
  • Cardiovascular toxicology
  • Hypertension/hypotension
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Pharmacological interventions
  • Current research findings in cardiovascular pharmacology

Pre-requisites

Undergraduate courses in biology and chemistry, or approval of department.

It is also expected that the student will have a basic understanding of physiology from previous coursework.

Recommended Textbooks

Contact instructor for textbook information.

Instructor(s)

Dr. William Jackson holds a PhD from Michigan State University, and specializes in microvascular cell ion channel physiology and pharmacology, control of peripheral arteriolar tone and local control of bloodflow.

Semesters

Online Summer

Credits

3

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • MS/Integrative Pharmacology
    (required prerequisite for PHM 832)
  • Grad Cert/SafetyPhm

Sections available

  • 730 MSU program Students
  • 731 Lifelong In-State
  • 732 Lifelong Out-State