740962 Gender-differences in drug action and safety

summer semester 2014 | Last update: 14.07.2014 Place course on memo list
Gender-differences in drug action and safety
VU 2

The course will address the role of the sexual hormones (testosterone and estrogen) on cell biology with a special focus on different aspects of drug effects and toxicity related to ion channels.

The course consists of a theoretical presentation of the cell biology gender related issues and ion channel-drug interaction as well as a hands on practical part in ion channel electrophysiology.

lecture and practical exercise in the laboratory (whole cell patch-clamp)

The participants will have to prepare a journal club of an article related to the subject, chosen by the lecturer or an article of their own choice.

not applicable

Subject to alteration.

to be announced