Pharmacology (PMCL)

PMCL 6260. Pharmacology 1. 2 Hours.

Surveys the chemical and pharmacological basis of the major classes of drugs and their use in the treatment of disease. Characteristics of drugs studied include indications, adverse reactions, contraindications, structure-activity relationships, metabolism, mechanism of action, and clinically significant interactions.

PMCL 6261. Pharmacology 2. 2 Hours.

Continues PMCL 6260, although in a format that is not contingent that PMCL 6260 precedes this course. Prereq. PHSC 5100 with a grade of C and PHSC 6216 with a grade of C.

PMCL 6262. Receptor Pharmacology. 2 Hours.

Reviews receptors for drug substances and for endogenous ligands in a format that combines lecture presentations and discussion. Focuses on the evaluation of current literature. Covers techniques available to study receptors, various models for receptor-ligand interactions, stereochemical aspects of receptor interactions, receptor-mediated coupling mechanisms, and evaluation of several specific receptor systems. Prereq. PHSC 5100.

PMCL 6962. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.