1) Experimental pharmacology; form the molecule to the drug. Preclinical studies.
2) Clinical trials and principles of pharmacosurveillance
3) Pharmacokinetics: administration routes, dosing, absorbance
4) Pharmacokinetics: distribution, metabolism and drug elimination
5) Pharmacokinetic parameters: distribution volume, half life, clearance, bioavailability
6) Mechanisms of action of drugs: general principles on receptors and other targets (enzymes, channels, macromolecole), receptor regulation.
7) Quantitative responses to drugs: efficacy, potency, agonist and antagonist action, therapeutic index
8) Receptors and transdution mechanisms: channels, G protein coupled receptors
9) Tyrosine kinase receptors; intracellular receptors, receptors for adhesion molecules
10) Central and autonomic nervous system: anantomic and functional organization
11,12,13) Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators of central nervous system: diseases and drugs
14) Cholinergic nervous system and related drugs
15) Adrenergic nervous system and related drugs
16) Inflammation: mediators and cellular responses
17) Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
18) Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
20) Pharmacotherapy of Alzheimer's disease
21) pharmacotherapy of Parkinson's disease
24) Anxiolytic, hypnotic and sedative drugs
26) Anti-hypertensive drugs
27) Drugs in congestive failure, atherosclerosis and heart failure.