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Fall 2017
Nov 22, 2017
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PHAR 592 - Introduction to Toxicology
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of toxicology.  It will cover the basic principles and mechanisms of toxicology including toxicokinetics, biotransformation of xenobiotics, genotoxicity, and carcinogenesis as well as provide an overview of target organ toxicity and toxic agents including metals, pesticides, solvents, radiation, and food.  Practical applications of toxicology such as occupational, regulatory, clinical, and forensic toxicology will be covered.  Students will also get the opportunity to do a risk assessment on a hazardous or potentially hazardous substance.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Pharmacology Department

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