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The neuroscience of drugs for therapy, for prevention, and for recreation.  Drug addiction and drug abuse. You’ll learn the prospects for new generations of medications in neurology, psychiatry, aging, and treatment of substance abuse....
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Seção
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3 horas para concluir

Week 1. Organization and Overview

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Reading
11 vídeos (Total de 123 min), 1 teste
Video11 videos
2. Organization and Overview, weeks 4- 7 9min
3. What is a Drug? 13min
4. Drug Entry Into the Nervous System 12min
5. Introduction to Drug Receptors 11min
6. More about receptors as proteins 13min
7. Introduction to Mammalian Brains 9min
8. Techniques for Studying the Brain 10min
9. Botulinum toxin 9min
10. Origin of the Resting Potential 10min
11. Electrical Aspects of Ion Channels 8min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on miniLectures 1-1136min

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Seção
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2 horas para concluir

Week 2. Dose-response Relations

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Reading
10 vídeos (Total de 92 min), 1 teste
Video10 videos
2 Quantitative Approaches, Agonist Only 10min
3 Agonists plus Antagonists 7min
1 The Synapse as a Drug-Sensitive Biophysical Machine 8min
2 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Activation 10min
3 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Desensitization 5min
4 Inhibitory Ligand-gated channels 9min
5 Glutamate-gated receptor channels 11min
1 Pore Blockers at ligand-gated channels 6min
2 Voltage-gated channel blockers 11min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on Week 2 miniLectures32min

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3 horas para concluir

Week 3. G protein pathways

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Reading
10 vídeos (Total de 118 min), 1 teste
Video10 videos
2 Inhibitory G Proteins and their Effectors 7min
3 The Stimulatory G Protein (Gs) Pathway 11min
4 The Ca-mobilizing G protein (Gq) pathway; Modifying G protein Pathways 11min
5 “Outside-in” Mechanisms for Long-term Actions on G Protein Pathways 12min
1 Drugs Bind to Neurotransmitter Transporters 15min
2 Neurotransmitter Transporters as Molecules 11min
1 Overview 10min
2 Targets 8min
3 System level effects 14min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on Week 3 miniLectures38min

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Seção
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3 horas para concluir

Week 4. Nicotine Addiction

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Reading
12 vídeos (Total de 145 min), 1 teste
Video12 videos
2 Circuit and cellular level. "Outside-In" Mechanisms 11min
3 Circuit and Cellular Level: Upregulation via “Inside-Out” Mechanisms 16min
4 Recent Genetic Data 13min
5 Drugs for smoking cessation; Harm Reduction 14min
1 Components of Opiate Addiction 10min
2 Circuits and Animal Models 10min
3 “Outside-In” Mechanisms 12min
4 Drugs for Harm Reduction in Opiate Addiction 5min
1 Clinical Description & Genetics 10min
2 Pathophysiology 16min
3 Biomarkers & Therapeutic Approaches 8min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz on Week 4 miniLectures30min

Instrutores

Henry A. Lester, PhD

Bren Professor
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Sobre Caltech

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future. Caltech's mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society....

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