University of Bristol
Pharmacology is the study of the action of ‘drugs’ in the widest possible sense, encompassing many types of chemicals and medicines that affect body function.
In this course, spanning physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology and neuroscience, you will learn what drugs are, how they work and what they do. We will introduce you to approaches used to design and develop new drugs by investigating the effects of substances on single molecules, cells, organs and the whole body. This offers intercalating medical, dentistry and veterinary science students clinically relevant insights to take back into their training.
You will learn about current and proposed therapeutic approaches to treating diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia, neuropathic pain and depression. We will introduce you to innovative experimental techniques through a series of advanced technical workshops.
This course delivers a rigorous training for m…