Undergraduate Course: Cardiovascular Pharmacology (PHBM10026)
||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
||Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
||Pharmacology (Biomedical Sciences)
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||Course content: This course will cover the major cardiovascular diseases as well as current and future therapeutic targets. Topics to be covered include the role of the endothelium in protection against vascular disease, antioxidants and the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis that can result in thrombosis, myocardial infarction and stroke. Prevention of MI by pre-conditioning and consequences of MI, including the development of heart failure will also be discussed.
Teaching methods: The course will be taught using a combination of traditional lectures, linked tutorials based on analysis of original research papers and demonstrations (e.g. CV function in man and endothelial function in isolated blood vessels). Students will be expected to contribute to tutorial sessions and will be required to make presentations to their classmates.
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||WebCT enabled: No
|Med And Vet||Lecture||1-11|| 09:00 - 17:00|
||First class information not currently available|
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|Increased undertanding of biological processes.
Detailed learning outcomes will be provided later.
|100% Written Examination
||Dr Hj Olverman
Tel: (0131 6)50 3523
||Ms Caroline Morris
Tel: (0131 6)51 3255
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