PHM 831 - Endocrine Pharmacology

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. Keith Lookingland.

 

Semesters

Online Spring

Credits

2

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology
  • MS/Toxicology
  • MS/General
  • PSM
  • Grad Cert/ SafetyPhm

Type

Science

Sections available

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