Molecular Pharmacology module (BS32028)

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Semester 2

This module will provide an understanding of the fundamental principles of molecular pharmacology, from drug-receptor interactions to the activation of intracellular signalling cascades.

After successful completion of this module, you should be able to demonstrate and explain the basic principles of receptor pharmacology, the signalling cascades and cell/tissue function influenced by G protein coupled receptor and nuclear hormone receptor activation. The lecture content emphasizes these receptors and their pharmacology in the nervous and immune systems.


This module is available on following courses: