Dec 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 352: Medicinal Chemistry


(1 Unit)
Prerequisite:  CHEM 337
This course is designed for upper-level science students with an interest in drug design. Lecture topics will include the common classes of drug targets, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, drug design and development, chemical approaches to drug discovery, specific medicinal chemistry approaches to antimicrobials, chemotherapeutics, analgesics, and drugs targeting the nervous system. Historical as well as current literature will be presented in both lecture and discussion formats. Students will be expected to become familiar with reading and understanding primary research papers in medicinal chemistry. Streu.