Medical pharmacology

A.Y. 2018/2019
10
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is divided into two modules: General Pharmacology and Special Pharmacology and Toxicology.

The General Pharmacology Module has as main objectives:
- the definition and classification of drug targets and the description of various aspects of the pharmacodynamic action of drugs;
- the description of the different biotechnological drugs.

The module of Pharmacology and Toxicology has as main objectives:
- the description of the various aspects of pharmacokinetics: absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs;
- the definition of rational use bases of the different drugs in the therapy of the various organ pathologies and apparatus;
- the description of the basic principles of toxicology.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will learn how drugs reach there drug targets and how they act on them
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
year
Course syllabus
GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY

MEMBRANE RECEPTORS
INTRACELLULAR RECEPTORS
ION CHANNELS AND TRANSPORTERS
DRUG-RECEPTOR INTERACTIONS
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMOTHERAPY
PHARMACOLOGICAL CONTROL OF NEUROTRANSMITTER DISEASE
ENZYMES AS DRUG TARGETS
PHARMACOGENOMICS
FUNDAMENTALS OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION
ANIMAL MODELS IN PHARMACOLOGICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY


BODY SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

PHARMACOKINETICS
PRINCIPLES OF AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM PHARMACOLOGY
SMOOTH MUSCLE PHARMACOLOGY
CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
INFLAMMATION AND IMMUNE PHARMACOLOGY
RESPIRATORY PHARMACOLOGY
GASTRO-ENTERIC PHARMACOLOGY
CNS PHARMACOLOGY
ENDOCRINE PHARMACOLOGY
PHARMACOGENETICS
PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF TOXICOLOGY
ORGAN AND SYSTEM TOXICOLOGY
MUTAGENESIS AND CANCEROGENESIS
EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHE IN TOXICOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
TOXICOGENETICS
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 10
Lessons: 80 hours
Professors: Bifari Francesco, Fornasari Diego Maria Michele, Marabini Laura