Pharmacology of Chronic Diseases and Ageing

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode WMFA048-05
Vaknaam Pharmacology of Chronic Diseases and Ageing
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels en Nederlands
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Pharmacology of Chronic Diseases and Ageing
Leerdoelen At the end of the course students can:
  • describe the physiological impact of ageing;
  • describe the relationship between ageing and chronic diseases of the lungs, brain and cardiovascular system;
  • describe the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms of these diseases;
  • describe the relevance for developing new treatment options;
  • critically read a scientific article and discuss this both in writing and orally.
Omschrijving This course covers the following subjects:
  • oxidative and endoplasmatic reticulum stress;
  • ageing and the inflammatory response (‘inflammageing’);
  • tissue remodelling and regenerative pharmacology;
  • cellular signalling associated with ageing;
  • chronopharmacology;
  • novel therapeutic approaches.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Bijeenkomst (S), Hoorcollege (LC)
(Lectures: 21 hours; editorial and journal club (interactive meetings): 36 hours)
Toetsvorm Presentatie (P), Verslag (R)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator N. Musheshe
Docent(en) prof. dr. A.M. Dolga ,prof. dr. R. Gosens , L.E.M. Kistemaker ,prof. dr. M. Schmidt , E.M. van Dijk, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Handouts (available via Nestor)
Print-outs of recent publications
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen This course was registered last year with course code WMFA16003
Opgenomen in
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