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The course focuses on the molecular mechanisms of drug action and how cutting edge research can advance current therapeutic approaches to disease. The utility of molecular pharmacology will be highlighted in the context of current and future drug discovery for cardiovascular, neurological and metabolic diseases and cancer.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course will cover the molecular mechanisms of drug action and provide examples of how knowledge of the pathophysiology of disease can yield novel drug targets. Topics covered will included drug-receptor theory, signal transduction and pharmacogenomics.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Multiple Choice Questions (10%); Data handling (10%); Extended practical report (30%); Problem 1 (25%); Case study analysis (25%).
There are no assessments for this course.
Significant feedback will be provided for assessed exercises