PHM 837 - Autonomic Pharmacology

Description

Effects of drugs having therapeutic potential and potential for adverse side effects within the autonomic nervous system and organs controlled by this system. Comparison with drugs having therapeutic potential and potential adverse side effects on muscle function.

Topics

  • Functional components of the autonomic and somatic nervous system
  • Influence of the autonomic nervous system on body tissues and organs
  • Drugs modulating autonomic control of body tissues and organs
  • Control of skeletal muscle tone
  • Drugs affecting skeletal muscle tone

Pre-requisites

None

Recommended Textbooks

No textbook required; electronic materials utilized.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Peter Cobbett received his BS and PhD degrees from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. His research interests have ranged from muscles of parasitic worms, to physiology of neurons and glia in mammalian brains, and most recently, to neurons derived from non-neuronal somatic cells.

Semesters

Online Spring

Credits

1

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology
  • MS/Toxicology
  • MS/General
  • PSM

Type

Science

Sections available

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