Shortcuts to course descriptions:
Pharmaceutics 603: Kinetics and Mechanisms of Drug Degradation, Professor Brad Anderson
Pharmaceutics 701: Equilibria in Pharmaceutical Systems, Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutics William H. Higuchi
Pharmaceutics 614: Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Associate Professor James Herron
Characterization of the time course of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, and their relationship to intensity and time course of drug effects. Design of dosage regimens in selected disease states.
Pharmaceutics 704: Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Systems, Professor Jeff Fox and Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutics Sung Wang Kim
Theories of membrane diffusion; synthetic polymer membranes, diffusion mechanisms and drug delivery systems; mathematics of diffusional processes for systems important to pharmaceutical scientists; methods for solving resulting equations.
Pharmaceutics 705: Colloids and Interfacial Phenomena, Associate Professor Kris Knutson
Basic principles of interfacial and colloidal science applied to pharmaceutical dosage forms and controlled-delivery systems; surface and interfacial thermodynamic and electrokinetic phenomena discussed in relation to adsorption interfaces; micelle formation, suspensions, emulsions, microemulsions, vesicle/liposomes, and microencapsulation.
Pharmaceutics 706: Biophysical Chemistry, Associate Professor James Herron
Pharmaceutics : Nucleic Acids as Therapeutic Agents, Assistant Professor Duane E. Ruffner
Integrated systems approach to biophysical and pharmacological concepts underlying design and performance of controlled-release dosage forms; mathematical models of drug input, pharmacokinetics, metabolism and pharmacodynamics; emphasis on problems of polypeptide delivery.
Pharmaceutics 511: Polymeric Biomaterials, Professor and Department Chair of Pharmaceutics Jindrich Kopecek
Chemical, physical, and mechanical properties of polymeric Biomaterials as related to their interaction with blood and soft tissue. Implants and extracorporeal devices and effects of material selection on performance. Regulatory aspects of implant development.
Pharmaceutics 574: Polymer Synthesis and Characterization
Chemistry 671: Principles of Chemical Separations, Distintuished Professor of Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings
Chemistry 604: Chemical Thermodynamics, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Peter B. Armentrout
Chemistry 624: Mechanisms of Organic Reactions, Professor J. A. Gladys
Physiology 520: Principles of Physiology, various professors of Physiology
Biology 545: Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Professor and Chair of Biology David Wolstenholme
Recombinant-DNA principles and techniques; background biology. Basic enzymology of DNA (restriction and modification, sealing, reverse transcription, nick translation, end labeling, etc.), cloning plasmids and their replication, bacteriophage, and basic methodologies.