Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Medicine

School

Biomedical Sciences School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Contact hours

Incompatible

BIOM2041

Prerequisite

BIOL2200 + (CHEM1100, CHEM1222, CHEM1022 or CHEM1020)

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Intrasemester and End of Semester assessment; including examination(s).

Course coordinator

Dr Karin Borges and Dr Mary-Louise Manchadi

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

Principles of Pharmacology is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in drug action and drug disposition at the molecular and cellular level. Topics include the binding of drugs to receptors, receptor activation and inhibition, effect of drugs on cell signalling, drug absorption and metabolism, genetic determinants of drug action and drug toxicity. Along with basic concepts of pharmacology, students are introduced to experimental approaches to study drug effects.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile