Course Catalog » Course Listing for Pharmacology

121  Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmacology I  (5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Kahl       Prerequisite(s): BIOCHEM 112, PHARM CHEM 115, or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Second-year standing in the School of Pharmacy, or consent of instructor. The School of Pharmacy requires PharmD students to enroll for a letter grade.       Activities: Lecture

The course gives an introduction to the general principles of pharmacology and a discussion of the pharmacology and pharmaceutical chemistry of endocrine drugs and drugs that inhibit inflammatory and immune responses. Specific topics include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, histamine antagonists, treatment of gout, drugs for gastrointestinal disorders, adrenal and gonadal steroids, thyroid and pituitary drugs, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes

122  Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmacology II  (5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): Z. Gartner, J. Lansman, M. Kruidering, G. Knudsen, W. Degrado, J. Weissman, N. Oppenheimer       Prerequisite(s): Physiology 121.

Restrictions: Second-year standing in the School of Pharmacy, or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

This course provides a systematic survey of the pharmacology and pharmaceutical chemistry of drugs acting on the autonomic and cardiovascular systems.

131  Antibiotics and Anticancer Drugs  (4.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Oppenheimer, L. Brinen, J. Gross, I. Seiple, B. Guglielmo, C. MacDougall, J. Cocohoba, K. Balano, R. Vale       Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing in the School of Pharmacy, PharmD program or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Third-year standing in the School of Pharmacy, PharmD program or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

This course discusses the pharmacology of chemotherapeutic agents, including drugs used to treat bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral infections, and drugs used in the treatment of cancer. This course will be closely aligned with Pharmaceutical Chemistry 131.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.