Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Short history of pharmacology  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
0660M
Name of lecturer
Roberto Leone
Coordinator
Roberto Leone
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 20, 2017 al May 26, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

The course will follow the main stages of the history of pharmacology, including through examples and curiosity, and analyze the role of drugs on the health of populations. The course will end with a lecture on the future trends of research in pharmacology.

Syllabus

- The pharmacological knowledge in ancient civilizations: Egyptian, Chinese, Mesopotamian, Indian, Jewish, Roman, Greek
-The Role of Catholicism as a part of destroying the other in the preservation of knowledge pharmacological
-The middle Ages
-The Arabian medical schools: their role in pharmacology
-Paracelsus and the first step of chemistry
-The Birth of printed writing: the first interdisciplinary therapeutic form
-History of anti-smallpox vaccination and subsequent vaccines with particular reference to anti-polio vaccine
-The Father of Pharmacology: Paul Erlich
-History of the discovery of morphine and cocaine
-History of anesthetics
-History of penicillin
-History of aspirin
-History of the contraceptive pill
-The future of Pharmacology: the target therapy and individualized therapies

Assessment methods and criteria

It will be evaluated only participation in lessons (4/5)

DATE & TIME: 7,14,21,28 March 2017 and 4 April 2017; HOURS 14:30

PLACE: PHARMACOLOGY ROOM

RECOMMENDED FOR THE YEARS: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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