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This course will provide an overview of how novel pharmacologically active molecules are discovered and designed to treat human disease. Topics will include drug discovery, molecular design and redesign, synthetic strategies of drug molecules, structure-activity relationships (SAR), drug interactions with their targets, pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD), and ethical considerations.
PHRM.3200 Molecular Pharmacology, or HSCI.3500 Human Biochemistry, or CHEM.4500 Introduction to Biochemistry, or BIOL.4190 Biochemistry, or Permission of Instructor.