Pharmacology (PMC)

PMC 610 Intro Pharmacology3 Credit hours   
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PMC 615 Pharmacology Reviews1 Credit hour   
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PMC 620 Medical Pharmacology8 Credit hours   

An introduction to the basic concepts of drug actions and therapeutic principles governing drug therapy. Emphasis is placed on general mechanisms, therapeutic uses and toxicity of prototypic drugs.

Pre-req: BIC 620.

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PMC 621 Medical Pharmacology I6 Credit hours   

This course will encompass the core pharmacology concepts as well as drugs used in the treatment of infectious diseases, cancer, hematological matters, nervous system agents and cardiovascular drugs.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PMC 622 Medical Pharmacology II2 Credit hours   

This course will encompass the core pharmacology concepts as well as drugs used in the treatment of pulmonary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, and musculoskeletal diseases, drugs specific for mens and womens health, dermatological agents, and toxicology.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PMC 625 Drug Metabolism3 Credit hours   

Topics will include a discussion of the metabolizing enzymes, enzyme induction and inhibition, toxic metabolites, prodrugs, metabolic disorders and analytical methods for studying drug metabolism.

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PMC 630 Chem Aspects Pharmacology3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the chemical principles of pharmacology. The chemical classification, acid-base chemistry and stereo- chemical properties of drugs and the reactivity of drugs with biological systmes will be discussed.

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PMC 633 Vistas in Pharmacology3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PMC 620.

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PMC 635 Neuropharmacology3 Credit hours   

A study of the actions of drugs on the nervous system.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PMC 639 Neuropharm Res Tech3 Credit hours   

Class participants will be exposed to state-of-the-art neuropharmacology research techniques while in the labor- atories of neuropharmacology faculty.

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PMC 640 Behavioral Pharmacology3 Credit hours   

Behavioral methods for assaying drug action.

Pre-req: PMC 635.

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PMC 643 Intro Cardiopulmonary Pharm3 Credit hours   

A general overview of the principles of pharmacology and the mechanisms and effects of cardiovascular and respiratory drugs.

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PMC 645 Adv Cardiopulmonary Pharm3 Credit hours   

An indepth presentation of pharmacological aspects of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Current knowledge, principles and methods used in cardiopulmonary research will be discussed.

Pre-req: PMC 620 or PMC 643.

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PMC 650 General Toxicology3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PMC 620.

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PMC 655 Toxicology Reviews1 Credit hour   

This course will provide a presentation and discussion of current literature in the area of toxicology. Fundamental principles and new discoveries will be emphasized.

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PMC 675 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in esisting courses.

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PMC 676 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PMC 677 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PMC 720 Medical Pharmacology8 Credit hours   
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PMC 780 Elective Special Projects1 Credit hour   
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PMC 785 Clinical Pharmacology1-18 Credit hours   

Independent Study of Pharmacology

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PMC 868 PMC Externship1-18 Credit hours   

Out-of-State Externship

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