PHM 840 - Safety Pharmacology

Description

Systems study of current experimental models, risk assessment, and regulatory guidelines for evaluating drug candidates for pharmacologic effects unrelated to therapeutic effects.

Topics

  • In vivo and in vitro experimental models
  • Data analysis and risk assessment using case studies
  • Animal welfare concerns
  • Regulatory guidelines of the United States, European Union and Japan
  • Overview of the processes and procedures of safety pharmacology

Pre-requisites

PHM 450 and PHM 819 recommended. Anatomy and/or physiology is helpful although cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and central nervous system physiology are overviewed in class.

Recommended Textbooks

No textbook required; electronic materials utilized.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Jane Maddox is the Co-Director of the online MS program in Pharmacology & Toxicology. She received her DVM from Michigan State University. Following a few years of private practice, she earned her PhD in Pathobiology from Pennsylvania State University and held a postdoctoral position at Harvard. Her research interests include inflammation and mechanisms of druginduced liver injury

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