Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course provides (1) a recap and extension of third year material and (2) a more advanced account of selected topics some of which relate to the research interests of the individual academic staff of Biomedical Sciences and others which are topical areas in molecular pharmacology. The topics for study will include: cellular and molecular actions of drugs (thalidomide, Parkinson’s disease and addiction), bioinformatics and systems biology applied to pharmacology, sphingosine-1-phosphate signalling, G-protein-coupled receptor activation, signalling and trafficking, diabetes and insulin resistance, marine natural products and gastro-intestinal pharmacology and therapeutics.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
- Four problem-solving tutorials.
- Essays and oral presentations will be marked and written comments provided. - Problem solving questions will be discussed during tutorials.