PHA 6116 In Vivo and In Vitro Stability of Drugs 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Effects of various disease states, age, genetic differences, stress, nutrition, and drug interactions on drug metabolism. Offered fall term in even-numbered years.

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PHA 6125 Introduction to Quantitative Pharmacology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Compartmental analysis with computers. Offered spring term in even-numbered years.

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PHA 6131 Physiologically-Based Modeling 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides students and trainees with the theoretical concepts as well as hands-on applications in physiologically-based modeling and its use in drug development and regulatory evaluation with focus on physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling.

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PHA 6133 Translational Clinical Pharmacology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides Pharm.D. and Ph.D. students with an in-depth understanding of experimental, basic and advanced modeling simulation methodologies and their application to optimize patient dosing and rationally develop drugs.

Prerequisite: completion of an intro course on pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamic principles such as PHA5132 (or equivalent). Documentation of course content (incl. contact hours) should be provided. The final decision will be made by the course director.

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PHA 6170C Pharmaceutical Product Formulation 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Rationale and design of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Offered fall term in odd-numbered years.

PHA 6183 Pharmaceutical Gene Delivery 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Designed for graduate students researching gene delivery. Lectures on vector design and construction including review of related molecular biology and cell biology. Lectures on gene delivery systems (both viral and nonviral vectors) and their applications. Recent progress of gene therapy for human diseases including student presentations. Offered in odd-numbered years.

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PHA 6185 Life Cycle of a Drug 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This foundational course in the Pharmaceutical Sciences provides an introduction to and conceptual basis for research across the “life cycle of a drug;” from design and discovery through preclinical studies to clinical trials and post-marketing assessment of drug safety and efficacy, leading to re-design and restart of the cycle.

Prerequisite: Students should have completed their first year of the graduate program in pharmaceutical sciences or have completed the first two years of the PharmD curriculum.

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PHA 6416 Pharmaceutical Analysis I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theory and applications of relevant analytical techniques for analysis of drugs in biological samples. Offered spring term in odd-numbered years.

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PHA 6418 Model-Informed Drug Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Prepares students to become experts in systems-level modeling of various diseases and therapeutics. Trainees will learn the effect of drugs on major physiological-systems and how these effects can be beneficial or detrimental. Various computational tools are introduced. Problem-based-learning exercises will enable trainees to design experiments and interpret data quantitatively.

Prerequisite: The ideal prerequisite would be completion of an introductory course in basic pharmacology and or pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Equivalent courses are acceptable. Courses such as PHA5132 and PHA6125 are recommended but not required.

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PHA 6449 Pharmacogenomic and Genomic Data Analysis 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Contemporary experimental approaches in pharmacogenomic and genomic research design. This course will focus on pharmacogenomics and human genomics, particularly disease genomics; including utilization of key knowledge from the central dogma of molecular biology, the human genome, genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomics approaches, and approaches to defining functional effects of candidate biomarkers.

Prerequisite: biochemistry, PHA 6425, or consent of instructor.

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PHA 6476 Advanced Combinatorial Chemistry in Drug Discovery 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Designed to introduce students combinatorial chemical synthesis to fully understand the functions and mechanism of action of biopolymers for medical purpose.

Prerequisite: Students are expected to have previous knowledge on general chemistry and organic synthesis.

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PHA 6630 Medication Therapy Management: A Hematologic Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing the student to principles of medication therapy management in patients with hematologicdisorders.

Prerequisite: The student must have successfully completed Foundations of MTM I ( PHA 6631 ) and Foundations of MTM II ( PHA 6632 ).

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PHA 6631 Foundations of Medication Therapy Management I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Core elements of medication therapy management (MTM), physical assessment skills, communication techniques, and methods of literature evaluation needed for successful provision of MTM services.

Prerequisite: All students have a prior pharmacy degree.

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PHA 6632 Foundations of Medication Therapy Management II 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Business elements of medication therapy management (MTM), MTM practice models, documentation systems, business plan development, and basic financial principles needed for the successful provision of MTM.

Prerequisite: All students have a prior pharmacy degree.

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PHA 6633 Medication Therapy Management: A Cardiovascular Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of medication therapy management in patients with cardiovascular disorders.

Prerequisite: PHA 6631 and PHA 6632

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PHA 6634 Medication Therapy Management: An Endocrine Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of medication therapy management in patients with endocrine disorders.

Prerequisite: PHA 6631 and PHA 6632

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PHA 6635 Medication Therapy Management: A Renal Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of medication therapy management in patients with renal disorders.

Prerequisite: PHA 6631 and PHA 6632

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PHA 6636 Medication Therapy Management: A Gastrointestinal Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of medication therapy management in patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

Prerequisite: Foundations of MTM I and Foundations of MTM II

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PHA 6637 Medication Therapy Management: A Psychiatric Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing the student to principles of medication therapy management in patients with psychiatric disorders.

Prerequisite: The student must have successfully completed Foundations of MTM I (PHA 6631 ) and Foundations of MTM II (PHA 6632 )

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PHA 6638 Medication Therapy Management: A Neurologic Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing the student to principles of medication therapy management in patients with neurologic disorders.

Prerequisite: The student must have successfully completed Foundations of MTM I (PHA 6631 ) and Foundations of MTM II (PHA 6632 )

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PHA 6639 Medication Therapy Management: A Respiratory Focus 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing the student to principles of medication therapy management in patients with respiratory disorders.

Prerequisite: The student must have successfully completed Foundations of MTM I (PHA 6631 ) and Foundations of MTM II (PHA 6632 ).

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PHA 6740 Fundamentals of Grant Writing in the Pharmaceutical Sciences 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of grantsmanship, which will be applied in real-time as the student writes their proposal.

Prerequisite: Students must have completed two years of study in the Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program. Exemptions to this must be approved by the concentration graduate coordinator.

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PHA 6894 Introduction to Graduate Studies 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

time management, intellectual property, research notebooks, laboratory leadership, grantsmanship, preparing presentations, publishing and professionalism.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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PHA 6896 Preclinical Drug Evaluation 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the study of preclinical methods used in the screening of important categories of clinically useful drugs, including direction on writing effective animal protocols for research.

Prerequisite: general Biology (Diversity of Life), Microbiology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Biochemistry, and Physiology, Pharmacology.

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PHA 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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PHA 6935 Selected Topics in Pharmacy 1-4 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Open to all departments in the College of Pharmacy.

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PHA 6936 Advanced Topics in Pharmaceutical Sciences 1-2 Credits, Max 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Written and oral presentation of research designs, protocols, papers, and critical appraisals with discussion and critical review of such topics.

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PHA 6938 Research Seminar 1 Credit, Max 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar required of graduate students in the College of Pharmacy.

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PHA 6940 Supervised Teaching 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Teaching

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PHA 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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PHA 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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PHA 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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