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HST 150/151
Principles of Pharmacology

Term: Spring

Course Director(s): Carl E. Rosow, Stuart A. Forman
Time:
M/W 9am-12pm (1/2-3/20/19)
Location:
HMS: MEC 250
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
Biology (GIR), 7.05, Physics I (GIR)
Restrictions:
Course follows HMS calendar. Restricted to HST MD and HST MEMP.
MIT Units:
6-0-6 (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
4 (B)
An introduction to pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action, dose-response relations, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, drug metabolism, toxicity of pharmacological agents, drug interactions, and substance abuse. Selected agents and classes of agents examined in detail.