Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
In partnership with NIH Clinical Center This course delivered by the NIH Clinical Center is an online lecture series covering the fundamentals of clinical pharmacology as a translational scientific discipline focused on rational drug development and utilization in therapeutics. The course focuses on the following core principles of pharmacology: pharmacokinetics; drug metabolism and transport; drug therapy in special populations; assessment of drug effects; drug discovery and development; pharmacogenomics and pharmacotherapy. This course will be of interest to graduate students, postdoctoral Fellows, medical and pharmacy students, scientists, and health professionals interested in expanding their pharmacology knowledge base.
- Provide an in-depth look at drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion
- Describe the impact of age, pregnancy, and disease on pharmacokinetics
- Describe the basic principles in the assessment of drug effects
- Describe the process of drug discovery and development
- Provide an overview of clinical pharmacotherapy, including pharmacogenomics and medication safety
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