(Previously offered as 562.2)
Drs. Stier and Cervoni
This course is a detailed presentation of the latest concepts concerning the mechanism of action of cardiovascular drugs. There is special consideration of new uses of established drugs, and recent additions to the therapeutic armamentarium. The course will survey the present status (especially theories of mechanism of action) of agents used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including angina pectoris, congestive heart failure, diabetes, hypertension and lipid abnormalities.
Prerequisites: PHRM-1010 or 1020 is a pre- or co-requisite.
Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.