Cellular and molecular pharmacology

A.Y. 2016/2017
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course will present in deep the most recent advances on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of drugs.
The course will focus on : the pharmacological modulation of cellular response-the molecular aspect of receptor pharmacology, of signal transduction and gene expression.
The student will have all the information about molecular mechanisms of drugs for their use at therapeutic purposes and as tools for research.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Pharmacogenetic
Pharmacology of signal transduction.
Kinases inhibitors as antitumor drugs.
Monoclonal antibodies and soluble receptors as drugs
Transporters as target for drugs
Immunosuppressants and immunostimunlants
Endocannabinoid system
Excitatory aminoacids and excitotoxicity
NO system
Physiopathology of pain and analgesics
G protein receptor regulation
Drugs for control of bone metabolism
Chemotherapy of microbial diseases and drug resistance
Chemotherapy of neoplastic diseases

Books: Farmacologia, Rang, Katzung;
papers and articles given during the courses.


Prerequisites and examination procedures
Exam will be oral, on the topics presented during the course


Teaching Methods
Teaching Mode: Traditional
Interactive lessons with power point slides
Lectures on specific topics


Program information
Information ons the program will be given at the beginning of course, and are present in the Ariel website.


WEB
http://psacerdotefcm.ariel.ctu.unimi.it
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday, 14.30-16.30; Thursday, 14.30-15.30
via Vanvitelli 32