PHMCOL-M/​PHM SCI  521 — PHARMACOLOGY I

3 credits.

Pharmacological actions of important drugs, including drugs that affect the peripheral nervous system, the central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal tract.

PHMCOL-M/​PHM SCI  522 — PHARMACOLOGY II

3-4 credits.

Pharmacological actions of important drugs, including hematopoietic, thrombolytic, antihyperlipidemic, immunopharmacologic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antihypertensive, antianginal, and anti-arrhythmic agents, and agents used to treat congestive heart failure.

PHMCOL-M/​NTP/​PHYSIOL  610 — CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE

4 credits.

Study of original papers leading to an understanding of the molecular basis of electrical activity in neurons. Topics include voltage-sensitive currents, molecular biology of neuronal receptorrs, synaptic transmission and sensory transduction. Lectures supplemented with experimental demonstrations and discussion sessions.

PHMCOL-M/​ANATOMY/​NTP/​PHYSIOL/​PSYCH  611 — SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE

4 credits.

Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the mammalian nervous system. Lectures will cover the neuroanatomy of the major subdivisions of the human brain, the major sensory and motor systems, and higher order functions. Lab/discussion sections will emphasize readings from the primary literature and hands-on dissections.

PHMCOL-M/​ANATOMY/​B M E/​CHEM/​MED PHYS/​PHYSICS/​RADIOL  619 — MICROSCOPY OF LIFE

3 credits.

Survey of state of the art microscopic, cellular and molecular imaging techniques, beginning with subcellular microscopy and finishing with whole animal imaging. g. 104, 202, 208) or cons inst

PHMCOL-M/​M&ENVTOX/​MEDICINE/​ONCOLOGY/​PATH/​PHM SCI/​POP HLTH  625 — TOXICOLOGY I

3 credits.

Basic principles of toxicology and biochemical mechanisms of toxicity in mammalian species and man. Correlation between morphological and functional changes caused by toxicants in different organs of the body. Path 401 Phmcol 401 or equiv recommended

PHMCOL-M/​M&ENVTOX/​MEDICINE/​PATH/​PHM SCI/​POP HLTH  626 — TOXICOLOGY II

3 credits.

A course surveying the basic methods and fundamental biochemical mechanisms of toxicity. Toxicity in mammalian organ systems, techniques for evaluating toxicity, as well as mechanisms of species specificity, and environmental interactions (with toxicant examples) are presented.

PHMCOL-M/​BIOCHEM/​ZOOLOGY  630 — CELLULAR SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION MECHANISMS

3 credits.

Lecture-discussion. Comprehensive coverage of human hormones, growth factors and other mediators; emphasis on hormone action and biosynthesis, cell biology of hormone-producing cells.

PHMCOL-M 699 — INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 credits.

PHMCOL-M 710 — CYTOSOLIC AND NUCLEAR SIGNALING MECHANISMS

2 credits.

Biochemical basis of drug action.

PHMCOL-M 711 — BIOCHEMICAL PHARMACOLOGY: NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS/ION CHANNELS

2 credits.

A consideration of neurotransmitter receptors and ion channels from a molecular perspective. Emphasis will be on current concepts in the field. Course is directed to graduate students and outstanding senior undergraduates.

PHMCOL-M 717 — PHARMACOLOGY I

4 credits.

Lectures and discussions. For students in medicine.

PHMCOL-M 875 — SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHARMACOLOGY

1-3 credits.

Special topics in pharmacology. Topics may vary.

PHMCOL-M 901 — SEMINAR AND JOURNAL CLUB

1-2 credits.

Students and staff present research reports of current interest.

PHMCOL-M/​MEDICINE  914 — THERAPEUTICS I - EMPHASIS ON CHRONIC DISEASES

2 credits.

Students will have a greater knowledge of the use of drugs to treat common illnesses. They will better understand the appropriate selection of drugs and the management of side effects in treating chronic illnesses.

PHMCOL-M 920 — TREATMENT OF CANCER PAIN-CSC

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.

PHMCOL-M 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.

Research facilities of the department available to qualified students.