Principles of neuropharmacology

An overview of some of the essential concepts in neuropharmacology (e.g. receptor binding, agonism, antagonism), an introduction to pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, and an overview of the drug discovery process relative to diseases of the Central Nervous System. Speaker: Sandra Santos-Sierra.

By HBP Education Programme
Published Mar, 2018

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Topics covered:

  1. Pharmacodynamics (PD) and receptor binding
  2. Pharmacodynamics (PK) and blood brain barrier
  3. Drug development
  4. FDA approval