MOLECULAR AND EXPERIMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY

Second cycle degree in PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGIES

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: CHIARA BOLEGO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 10


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Principles of Pharmacology
Examination methods: Molecular Pharmacology section: test including both multiple choice and open questions. An "half-way" test will be performed.
Power point presentation and discussion.

Experimental Pharmacology section: oral exam integrated by a written report.
Course unit contents: -Analysis of molecular targets of drug action, which convey the messages of a drug to the body.
-Focus on the main intracellular signaling pathways activated by cell membrane receptors, in order to highlight potentially new molecular targets.
-Basic knowledge of clinical pharmacology through the analysis of selected clinical trial outcomes
- Application of experimental models for investigating the pharmacological profile of new drugs.