Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 304 - Molecular Pharmacology

15 Points

Semester 1


Considers the cellular and molecular mechanisms of drug action on receptors with a particular focus on G-protein coupled receptors. Explores how receptors signal and traffic through cells and the implications of these processes on drug development and design. Also includes in silico drug design. Develops skills in experimental design and critical appraisal of data.


Prerequisites: BIOSCI 203, MEDSCI 204

Please note that the prerequisites listed here apply to students who begin their degree in 2016. Students who started their degree in 2015 or earlier will be under the University of Auckland course and degree regulations in place at that time.

If you have trouble enrolling, then please apply for an enrolment concession.

Visit  www.studentservices.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/sso-apply-concession, to find out how.


Course Director

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