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Second Semester 
Teaching style
Lingua Insegnamento

Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[60/76]  BIOTECHNOLOGY [76/20 - Ord. 2018]  Farmaceutico 6 48


The course is aimed at achieving a good level of knowledge of the basic concepts of general pharmacology and the rational bases of pharmacotherapy; in addition, the student will be updated on some cutting-edge topics in the field of this discipline


Knowledge of Anatomy, biology, physics, biochemistry, physiology and prerequisites as provided for in the in Degree regulation


Fundamentals of pharmacology;
Drug development: Preclinical and clinical drug testing;
Principles of pharmacokinetics: routes of administration, absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs;
Principles of pharmacodynamics: mechanism of action of drugs; drug targets: receptors and other action sites;
Adverse drug reactions and drug toxicity;
Principles of cellular and molecular pharmacology.

Teaching Methods

Interactive frontal learning, lecture-style.

Verification of learning

The evaluation will be qualitative with regard to: the knowledge acquired, the specific knowledge of the field language, the competence developed, the ability of presentation.
The exam will take place -when possibile- in the form of written tests during the course; The outcome could be completed/implemented with an oral examination. The final mark will be expressed as a number > 18 out of 30.
To take an exam the student must make the reservation through the electronic platform (ESSE3). This is mandatory. To access the first written test the student must have at least a 67% class attendance record.


a cura di Stefano Govoni
Casa editrice Ambrosiana ristampa 2018

Farmacologia principi di base e applicazioni terapeutiche
F. Rossi V. Cuomo C. Riccardi Edizioni Minerva Medica IV edizione 2020

More Information

Students can schedule an appointment with Miriam Melis exclusively via email at myriam@unica.it

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