This course will focus on use of drugs in the elderly. This will include mechanisms and rationale behind treatment of conditions associated with advanced age, such as Parkinson Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, and Cardiovascular Diseases, among others. Additionally, inappropriate drug use in the elderly will be reviewed, both from a clinical and mechanistic standpoint.
- An introductory course in animal/human physiology/biology or equivalent, or permission of the course director.
Undergraduate course in Medical Science offered by the Division of Medical Sciences.