Pre-clinical and clinical Neuropharmacology

Informations

Langue d'enseignement : Anglais
Crédits ECTS: 6

Programme

  • Heures d'enseignement dispensées à l'étudiant : 36 heures
  • Temps de travail personnel : 180 heures

Objectifs et compétences

Objectifs :
In this course, students will learn the neurobiological basis of psychiatric diseases so that they can understand the preclinical pharmacology of psychotropic drugs, how to study them, how they work, what their effects are at all levels (neurobiological, psychological and behavioural), how clinicians use them.

Compétences :
  • Look for and apply for an international PhD position
  • Look for and apply for an international job in the industry
  • Find and get appropriate complementary training/education at the international level

  • Design experimental protocols
  • Work in a transversal, multidisciplinary way and participate in team effort in an international environment
  • Make an effective literature search

  • Master the foundations of modern Neurosciences
  • Have in-depth knowledge of at least one specialized Neurosciences field
  • Formulate appropriate questions and propose effective investigations to complex Neurosciences issues: 5.1. Identify and critically asses theoretical and practical approaches to develop appropriate strategies of investigation 5.2 Critically review specialized bibliography 5.3 Monitor and evaluate results
  • Have a general, precise and critical overview of the fields of Neurosciences, in all their aspects, from normal functioning to brain diseases and in adjacent fields (Physiology, Biology, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science) 2.1 Functional neuroanatomy 2.2 Neurodevelopment 2.3 Molecular and cellular Neurobiology 2.4 Neurogenetics and neurogenomics 2.5 Neurophysiology and cell imaging 2.6 Neuropharmacology 2.7 System neurosciences 2.8 Behavioural & cognitive neurosciences 2.9 Neuroendocrinology and neuro-immunology 2.10 Computational and theoretical neurosciences
  • Name the technical approaches of Neurosciences, explain their theoretical groundings and know when to use them

Organisation pédagogique

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Contrôle des connaissances

Session 1 :

Examen écrit terminal (1h30) : Coef 1

Session 2 :

Examen oral : Coef 1

Lectures recommandées

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Responsable de l'unité d'enseignement

Umberto Spampinato

Enseignants

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