Molecular Pharmacology (2016/2017)

Course code
4S003674
Name of lecturer
Ilaria Decimo
Coordinator
Ilaria Decimo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY
Language of instruction
English
Period
I sem. dal Oct 3, 2016 al Jan 31, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course are:
to learn how the drugs produce their effect interacting with the biological system
to learn the molecular and cellular basis of the drugs effect
to learn the basis of the preclinical and clinical processes necessary for new drug development

Syllabus

The program of the course includes the following arguments:
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics and drug-receptor interactions
Drug metabolism
Drug development
Receptors:
channel receptors
G-coupled receptors
Growth factor receptors
intracellular receptors
Inflammation pharmacology
Antibacterial drugs
Cell therapy
Biotech drugs
Drug targets
Monoclonal antibodies

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
B. Katzung Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 2014
Clementi Fumagalli Farmacologia Generale e Molecolare (Edizione 5) Edra 2018 978-88-214-4436-4

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam includes two evaluation: a written test about pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic and oral examination. The final evaluation is the mean of two tests.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017