General concepts in pharmacology and farmacological therapies and, in particular, drugs and new strategies for the menagement of cardiovascular prevention and therapyThe objectives of the course are to help the students understand and learn the new technologies used in prevention and therapy of some neurological diseases (immunotherapy with construction of a recmbinant antigen, therapeutic applications of neural stem cells).Laboratories Technologies of human gametes handling
Course contents summary
- General pharmacology principles
- Pincipal classes of drugs
- Prevention of cardiovascular disease
- Antihypertensive and anticoagulant drugs, hypolipidemic drugs, drugs for diabetes and obesitynew strategies for prevention and therapy of Alzheimer's disease. Prevention of ischemic stroke. Stem cells in Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Prevention and therapy of damage arising from spinal cord injury. Dystrophinopathies.Assisted Reproductive Technologies
GOODMAN & GILMAN’S: "The pharmacological basis of therapeutics"
Teacher slidesHuman stem cells for CNS repair. R. Zietlow, E.L. Lane, S.B. Dunnet, A.E. Rosser. Cell Tissue Res (2008), 331: 301-322.
Stem cells and neurological diseases. D.C. Hess and C.V. Borlongan. Cell Prolif. (2008), 41 (Suppl.1), 94-114.Frontal Lessons's notes