Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

Course Code: REGA 5025

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of pharmacology with some elements of pathophysiology. It focuses on the relationship between the mechanism of action of drugs at the molecular level and their effects on patients. Course materials balance both basic and clinical aspects of drug action while providing students with a fundamental understanding of the field of pharmacology. The general principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacogenomics are introduced, and students examine the effect of drugs on body systems. A prior knowledge of basic physiology, anatomy and biochemistry is recommended to fully appreciate the topics discussed in this course.