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2010-2011 Academic Year

Arts and Science Departments, Programs and Courses Pharmacology and Toxicology Courses of Instruction


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AVAILABILITY
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology does not offer all of the courses listed in the Calendar every year. For the most up-to-date information on the availability of courses offered in the current year, check QCARD or consult with the departmental office.
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PHAR-100*/0.5 Introductory Pharmacology 3L
Topics covered include central nervous system stimulants and depressants, narcotics, alcohol, cardiovascular agents, contraceptives, environmental toxicants, mechanism of drug action and disposition, antibiotics, drugs used in sports, over-the-counter drugs, food additives, and vitamins. Given in Fall Term.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
PREREQUISITE   4U Biology, or equivalent, is recommended.
EXCLUSIONS PHAR 230*, PHAR 340*, PHAR 450*.
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PHAR-230*/0.5 Pharmacology for the Health Sciences 3L
Lecture series on the following topics: principles of drug action, autonomic pharmacology, cardiovascular-renal pharmacology, neuropsychopharmacology, chemotherapy, drugs acting on the endocrine system, over-the-counter drugs, and therapeutic applications. Given in Winter Term and concurrently with students in the School of Nursing. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE PHGY 210 or PHGY 214 or KNPE 225* (or KINE 225*) or equivalent.
EXCLUSIONS PHAR 100*, PHAR 340* (or PHAR 341*).Not available for BSCH SSP LISC students.
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NSCI-323*/0.5 Cellular Neuroscience 3L;1T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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NSCI-324*/0.5 Systems Neuroscience 3L;1T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHAR-340*/0.5 Principles of General Pharmacology I 3L;2T
Lectures and tutorial sessions.Topics include: principles of drug action, autonomic and autacoid pharmacology, and toxicology. Offered in Fall Term. PREREQUISITE PHGY 210 or PHGY 214 or equivalent.
COREQUISITE BCHM 310 or BCHM 315* or equivalent.
EXCLUSIONS PHAR 230* (or PHAR 341*).
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LISC-390*/0.5 Integrated Life Sciences Laboratory I 3P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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LISC-391*/0.5 Integrated Life Sciences Laboratory II 3P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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LISC-414*/0.5 Progress in Neuroanatomy and Neuropharmacology 3L
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHAR-416*/0.5 Xenobiotic Disposition and Toxicity 3L
An advanced study of chemical disposition and toxicity. Topics include toxicokinetics, biotransformation, metabolite-mediated toxicity, free radicals, the mechanism of action of toxicants, effects of toxicants on organ systems and a detailed examination of selected toxic agents. Offered in Fall Term. PREREQUISITES PHAR 340* or BCHM 310 or BCHM 315* and BCHM 316*, and admission to fourth year Honours in BSCH SSP LISC or BSCH SSP ELSC. BCHM,BIOL and BMCO students contact the Department.
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PHAR-450*/0.5 Principles of General Pharmacology II 3L;2T
Lectures, tutorial sessions, and drug literature evaluation. Topics include: neuropsychopharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, agents acting on the endocrine system, and chemotherapy. Offered in Winter Term. PREREQUISITE PHAR 340*.
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LISC-454*/0.5 Cardiovascular Sciences 2L;1S/P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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DDHT-459*/0.5 Principles of Drug Discovery 1L;2T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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DDHT-460*/0.5 Principles of Drug Development 1L;2T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHAR-499/1.5 Research Project in Pharmacology and Toxicology 10P;2T
An examination of the development and present state of knowledge in selected research areas of pharmacology and toxicology. Research project involves experimental design, data collection and analysis, written report and oral presentation. Students will be required to attend seminars and tutorials on topics related to research. Limited enrolment.
NOTE Students whose research requires the care and/or handling of animals must also register in LISC 488/0.0.
PREREQUISITES    Admission to fourth year Honours in BSCH SSP LISC or BSCH SSP ELSC and permission of the Department.
EXCLUSIONS ANAT 499, CANC 499, EPID 499, LISC 499, MICR 455, MICR 499, NSCI 499, PATH 499, PHGY 499. Please note that these are all mutual exclusions.
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