Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics

A.Y. 2018/2019
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to present the students with the most important aspects of clinical and epidemiological evaluation of a drug. The main topics covered during the course will be the experimental, legislative, ethical, clinical, economical and pharmaco-epidemiological aspects of drug discovery and use.
Expected learning outcomes
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Clinical pharmacology
Course syllabus
1. How a drug is born
2. How to study a drug
3. Preclinical phase: innovation and the discovery of new drugs
4. Tissue cultures in drug development
5. Use of animal models and alternatives in drug development
6. Clinical phases: I, II, III, IV
7. Clinical experimentation: characterization of the diverse phases of a clinical study
8. Clinical protocol: how it is made
9. Experimental design
10. Special patients: the elderly, the young, the obese, the nephropatic, the hepatopatic
11. Anti-cancer chemotherapy
12. Vaccines
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
Course syllabus
1. Pharmacoeconomy
2. Pharmacoepidemiology
3. Meta-analysis
4. Pharmacoepigenomics
5. Pharmacogenomics
6. Pharmacovigilance
7. Appropriateness in prescribing
8. How to search for medical info in the web and in the databases
Clinical pharmacology
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Bellosta Stefano
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Bellosta Stefano
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Office, second floor at the Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, via Balzaretti 9, Milan