Pharmacology ii

A.A. 2019/2020
3
Crediti massimi
36
Ore totali
SSD
BIO/14
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
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 .
Risultati apprendimento attesi
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)
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Programma
NEUROPHARMACOLOGY:
Lecture 1. Pharmacological treatment of Parkinson's disease
Lecture 2. Alzheimer's disease
Lecture 3. Epilepsy
ENDOCRINE PHARMACOLOGY:
Lecture 1. Diabetes Mellitus: pathogenesis and therapeutic interventions
Lecture 2. Thyroid hormones: mechanisms of action
Lecture 3. Pharmacology of gonadal steroid hormone
Lecture 4. Pharmacology of bone metabolism
Lecture 5. Pharmacology of cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism
Lecture 6. Regenerative medicine
Lecture 7. Translational potential of cell metabolism as new pharmacological target
CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY:
Lecture 1. Pharmacology of volume regulation
Lecture 2. Pharmacology of vascular tone
Lecture 3. Pharmacology of cardiac rhythm
Lecture 4. Pharmacology of cardiac contractility
Lecture 5. Pharmacology of hemostasis and thrombosis
Lecture 6. Integrative cardiovascular pharmacology
PULMONARY PHARMACOLOGY:
Lecture 1. Asthma and COPD
Lecture 2. Drugs for asthma and COPD
Prerequisiti
To take the Pharmacology 2 exam, students must have already passed all the exams of the first and second year (Fundamentals of Basic Sciences, Cells, Molecules and Genes 1 and 2, Human Body, Functions and Mechanisms of Diseases).
Metodi didattici
Lectures and seminars
Materiale di riferimento
· "General and Molecular Pharmacology. Principles of drug action" Edited by Francesco Clementi and Guido Fumagalli. Wiley.
· Goodman & Gilman's. "The pharmacological basis of therapeutics". 12th Edition. The McGraw-Hill companies
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
Students' assessment is based on an oral exam. The exam is deemed to be passed successfully if the final grade is equal to or higher than 18/30. In the event of a full grade (30/30) honors (lode) may be granted.
Registration to the exam through SIFA is mandatory.
BIO/14 - FARMACOLOGIA - CFU: 3
Lezioni: 36 ore
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
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Dipartimento BIOMETRA Via Vanvitelli 32, 20129 Milano
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Dip. di Biotecnologie Mediche e Medicina Traslazionale, Via Vanvitelli 32