Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 307 - Neuropharmacology

15 Points

Semester 1


An introduction to the principles and concepts involved in neuropharmacology. The course covers: the anatomy, neurochemistry and pharmacology of the normal and diseased human brain; the biochemical causes of psychiatric and neurological diseases; and the types and mechanisms of action of drugs used to treat brain disorders.


Prerequisites: MEDSCI 204, 206

Please note that the prerequisites listed here apply to students who began their degree in 2016 or after.

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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