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PHAL423 Neuropharmacology

An advanced look at the mechanisms of action, use and abuse of drugs affecting the nervous system. The paper is taught in a "journal club" format in which topics are chosen by the students in the class, and journal articles are selected and presented in a PowerPoint format for discussion by the class.

Paper title Neuropharmacology
Paper code PHAL423
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,673.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,508.13

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Eligibility

Prerequisites: PHAL 211 and PHAL 303 are highly recommended

Contact

michelle.glass@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Paul Smith
Professor Michelle Glass
Professor Debbie Hay
Dr Lyn Wise

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

The curriculum varies slightly from year to year depending on the students' interest, but generallyinvolves in-depth readings into molecular neuropharmcology, neurodegenerative diseases, migraine, neuroinflammation and diseases of the vestibular system.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 9-13, 15-21
AND
B1 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 28-30, 32

An advanced look at the mechanisms of action, use and abuse of drugs affecting the nervous system. The paper is taught in a "journal club" format in which topics are chosen by the students in the class, and journal articles are selected and presented in a PowerPoint format for discussion by the class.

Paper title Neuropharmacology
Paper code PHAL423
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Contact

michelle.glass@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Paul Smith
Professor Michelle Glass
Professor Debbie Hay
Dr Lyn Wise

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

The paper introduces current research in neuropharmacology providing an advanced look at the mechanisms of action of drugs affecting the vestibular and central nervous system.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
AND
B1 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 28-30, 32