T2 Electives


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Department of Pharmacology

Advances In Pharmacology

The course will be devoted to a consideration of current and classical literature in clinical and basic pharmacology. Students will present critiques of journal articles followed by discussion between faculty and students. The purposes of the course are to develop critical attitudes in the students, keep the students abreast of advances and classic discoveries in pharmacology, and offer practice in scientific presentation. No final exam.

Prasad Katakam, MD, Ph.D., Instructor
Departmental Contact:  Debbie Sanders
Phone:  504) 988-5444 or (504) 988-2624
Fax:  (504) 988-5283
Location:  TMC, Room 4700
Mailing Address:  1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-83, New Orleans, LA 70112
Enrollment:  1-20 students, T-1, T-2. 1 hr. per session for 1 session
Time of course:  Wednesday 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Session 1 and 2 - Pharm. 721
Session 3 and 4 - Pharm. 722
(continuation of course material)
See Graduate School calendar for date course begins.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Cardiovascular Pharmacology Research

Not Offered Spring 2017

The goals and objectives of this course are to study the mechanisms that regulate tone in the pulmonary vascular bed, examine how pharmacologic agents alter this regulation, and to separate the cardiac and pulmonary vascular effects of these agents.
The course consists of supervised laboratory research, collection of data, writing of abstracts for professional meetings and papers for journals. No formal examinations.
Evaluation will be on performance and acquired knowledge during the course of experiments. Students will be assessed via quality of final written research report and performance in research lab.

Craig Clarkson, Ph.D. Course Director
Departmental Contact:  Debbie Sanders
Phone:  (504) 988-2624
Fax:  (504) 988-5283
Mailing Address:  1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-83, New Orleans, LA 70112
Enrollment:  4 students: T-1, T-2.
Sessions: 3 and 4
Time of course:  Wednesday and/or Friday. Time and days may be individually arranged
Prerequisites:  Permission of instructor.

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112