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PHM 831 - Endocrine Pharmacology & Toxicology*

Description

Physiology, pharmacology, and toxicology of the endocrine system. Endocrine diseases, pharmacological intervention, hormone therapy, endocrine disruptors, role of hormones in normal metabolism and metabolic disorders, and animal models of endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Topics

  • Introduction to endocrinological pharmacology
  • Hypothalamic hormones
  • Posterior pituitary hormones
  • Anterior pituitary hormones
  • Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
  • Hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis
  • Other local hormones
  • Endocrine system and metabolic disorders
  • Endocrine disruptors and animal models of endocrine/metabolic disease

Pre-requisites

PHM 819

Not open to students with credit in PHM 820

Recommended Textbooks

book cover

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology
12th edition - Kronenberg & Williams
Saunders

In addition, a coursepack covering the material will be posted online for each section."
 

Instructor

Dr. Roseann Vorce
received her PhD from Michigan State University in Pharmacology and Toxicology. She was a faculty member at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the Pharmacology department and a toxicologist for Pfizer specializing in nonclinical safety assessment and regulatory submissions before returning to MSU.

 

Semesters

Online Spring

Credits

2

Programs

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

Type

Science

Sections available

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