The molecular biology and biochemistry of pharmaceuticals and natural products that target CNS function will be examined. Specific topics include: the blood-brain barrier, addiction and tolerance, analgesia, treatments for mood disorders, cognitive enhancement, stimulants and ADHD, treatment of dementias such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, psychotropic drugs, antipsychotics and the treatment of schizophrenia.

Associated course analyses

MOL458