PHAR 642 Principles of Drug Action

This course provides students with the scientific knowledge base pertaining to molecular mechanism of drug action. This includes conceptual understanding of the physicochemical properties of drug molecules, structure activity relationships, drug metabolism and response, receptor theory, drug-receptor interactions, principles of drug toxicity, and drug-drug interaction. Students are also introduced to the autonomic nervous system, medicinal chemistry and pharmacology of autonomic drugs in order to provide a foundation for understanding patient-centered therapeutic approaches.




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