Pharmacological testing: from molecule to drug. Clinical study phases in the age of pharmacological innovation
Pharmacokinetics: absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs. Pharmacogenetics.
Pharmacodynamics and molecular mechanisms of drug action: receptors and intracellular signaling mechanisms.
Central and peripheral nervous system: anatomical and functional organization
The autonomic nervous system: mediators, receptors and drugs.
Vascular tone control mechanisms.
Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. Endothelial dysfunction. Oxidative stress and inflammation.
Drugs for the reduction of cardiovascular risk. Lipids lowering drugs
Angina and acute myocardial infarction therapy. Fibrinolytics
Classical Anticoagulants and NAO
Setting heart failure therapy. Positive inotropic drugs