The object of the program is to teach college students an approach to the research of pharmacologic agents. It is certainly not supposed to be a review of the pharmacopoeia. The focus is in the fundamental concepts of biophysics, biochemistry and additionally physiology, as associated with the mechanisms of drug action, biodistribution and also metabolism. The course is made up of lectures and also student-led case conversations.
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