Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 305 - Systems Pharmacology

15 Points

Semester 2


Considers the modification by drugs of human systems under physiological and pathological conditions. The cellular and molecular mechanisms of drugs as receptors, ion channels, enzymes and intermediate messengers are considered. The modification of drugs on the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine, reproductive, respiratory and central nervous systems will be covered.


Prerequisites: MEDSCI 204 and 30 points from BIOSCI 203, MEDSCI 203, 205

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.


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