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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. Eileen Tapia-Rodriguez
received her PhD in Neuroscience from Michigan State University.  Her research interests focus on identifying the physiological role of ion channels, particularly neuronal voltage-gated calcium channels, in diseases that affect the nervous system. She is also working to support training grants to enhance the ability of our program to recruit and train under-represented minority students.  

Semesters

Online Spring

Credits

1

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • MS/Integrative Pharmacology

Type

Science

Sections available

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