The course intends to provide medical students with information on the mechanisms of action, pharmacological properties and therapeutic application of drugs affecting 1) endocrine system; 2) cardiovascular system 3) respiratory System. An introduction to neuropharmacology is also provided together with the specific treatment of specific neurodegenerative disease and epilepsy .
Expected learning outcomes
Students will learn: - The pharmacological treatment of neurological diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer, Epilepsy...) - The pharmacological treatment of endocrine diseases (Diabetes, thyroid disfunctions, methabolic disfunctions ) - The pharmacological treatment of cardiovascular diseases - The pharmacological treatment of pulmonary diseases (Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder)
Lesson period: First semester
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