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PHRM 2410 Cardiovascular Pharmacology-Drug Development ()


Credits: 2

Course Description:

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 PHRM 1020 is a pre- or co-requisite.

Lectures: 2 hrs./wk. Letter-graded.