Molecular Pharmacology (2017/2018)

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 2, 2017 al Jan 31, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The objectives of the course are :
How the drugs produce their effects
How the body and the cells respond to the drugs
How to develop a new drug
Examples of new biotech drug generations

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 - 2017/2018