PHMCOL-M/PHM SCI 521 — PHARMACOLOGY I
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
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
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
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/B M E/MED PHYS/PHYSICS/RADIOL 619 — MICROSCOPY OF LIFE
Survey of state of the art microscopic, cellular and molecular imaging techniques, beginning with subcellular microscopy and finishing with whole animal imaging.
PHMCOL-M/M&ENVTOX/MEDICINE/ONCOLOGY/PATH/PHM SCI/POP HLTH 625 — TOXICOLOGY I
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.
PHMCOL-M/M&ENVTOX/MEDICINE/PATH/PHM SCI/POP HLTH 626 — TOXICOLOGY II
Survey of 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
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
PHMCOL-M 710 — CYTOSOLIC AND NUCLEAR SIGNALING MECHANISMS
Biochemical basis of drug action.
PHMCOL-M 711 — BIOCHEMICAL PHARMACOLOGY: NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS/ION CHANNELS
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
Lectures and discussions. For students in medicine.
PHMCOL-M 781 — MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR PRINCIPLES IN PHARMACOLOGY
Provides an in-depth introduction to the molecular and cellular principles of pharmacology. Emphasis is on the mechanisms of drug and small molecule action in cells, with a particular focus on downstream signaling pathways, second messenger systems, protein kinase cascades, and the regulation of gene transcription.
PHMCOL-M 875 — SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHARMACOLOGY
Special topics in pharmacology. Topics may vary.
PHMCOL-M 901 — SEMINAR AND JOURNAL CLUB
Students and staff present research reports of current interest.
PHMCOL-M/MEDICINE 914 — THERAPEUTICS I - EMPHASIS ON CHRONIC DISEASES
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
Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.
PHMCOL-M 990 — RESEARCH
Research facilities of the department available to qualified students.