Molecular Pharmacology

Course Information
TitleΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Molecular Pharmacology
CodeΙΑ0299
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAntonis Goulas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000297

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 61
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses742

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600150245
SectionInstructors
1. Α' ΕΡΓ. ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
2. ΄
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0366 Introduction to Pathological Physiology
  • ΙΑ0249 Biochemistry 1
  • ΙΑ0250 Biochemistry 2
  • ΙΑ0256 General Physiology
  • ΙΑ0264 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • ΙΑ0273 Medical Biology
  • ΙΑ0339 Pharmacology I
  • ΙΑ0342 Physiology I
  • ΙΑ0343 Physiology II
General Prerequisites
The above subjects are regarded as prerequisites for the understanding of the course Pharmacology II. There are no prerquisites by law.
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to comprehend the basic mechanisms of cell function in health and disease, and the possibilities of pharmacological interventions on molecules controlling these functions, and he will be able to understand drug actions at the molecular level.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Drug receptors, signal transduction mechanisms, mechanisms of ion transport, aquaporins, the role of endothelium, oxidative stress, apoptosis, and molecular pharmacology of atheromatosis, inflammation, aquaporins and drug dependence.
Keywords
drug receptors, signal transduction mechanisms, ion transport, the role of endothelium, oxidative stress, apoptosis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261
Reading Assigment100.4
Written assigments160.6
Total522
Student Assessment
Description
Written and/or oral exams at the end of the semester (June) and during the examination period of September. Alternatively, each student may write up an essay on aspects of molecular pharmacology, from a list of subjects provided by the academic staff.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗΣ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ» Β.ΚΟΚΚΑΣ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS, 2010 "ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ", Ε. ΠΑΠΑΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΠΑΤΡΩΝ, 2008
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Last Update
03-07-2020