Course Listings

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Autumn Quarter

PCEUT 505 Concepts in Pharmaceutical Sciences I

Provides the student with foundational knowledge of drug properties and interaction with physiology upon administration in vivo, and an understanding of pharmaceutical formulation which is a key disciplinary area within the pharmaceutical sciences and its application to small molecules and protein-based therapeutics.

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PCEUT 505 Syllabus 2017

Course Master:
Bhagwat Prasad
Department of Pharmaceutics
bhagwat@u.washington.edu

PCEUT 520 Seminar
Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry joint seminars.

PCEUT 520 Seminars will be Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in K-069, unless noted otherwise. Seminar titles and notices will be posted weekly.

Graduate students attend seminars and make one formal presentation per year while in residence; maximum of three presentations. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with MEDCH 520.

PCEUT 520 Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 531P Pharmaceutical Formulation: Principles and Dosage Forms
Physiochemical principles involved in formulating stable dosage forms suitable for human administration. Hands-on laboratory experience with formulating extemporaneous preparations routinely encountered in community and hospital pharmacies. Routes of drug administration.

PCEUT 531 Syllabus 2017

Course Master:
Qingcheng Mao, Ph.D
qmao@u.washington.edu

PCEUT 583 Topics in Pharmaceutics (Journal Club)
Discussion of pertinent articles from current literature and recent laboratory results.

Articles will be posted weekly.

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PCEUT 583 Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 587 Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Product Development
Provides a framework of the drug development process and its regulation. Prerequisite: ENV H 405 or ENV H 514, ENV H 515, and ENV H 516, or PCEUT 501, PCEUT 502, and PCEUT 503; or equivalent, or instructor permission. Offered: jointly with ENV H 587; A, even years.

PCEUT 587 Syllabus 2014

Winter Quarter

PCEUT 506 Pharmacokinetics Principles
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Covers the fundamentals of pharmacokinetics. Includes lectures and laboratory exercises on the key concepts in pharmacokinetics, including compartmental kinetics, clearance, clinical pharmacokinetics, and an introduction to pharmacokinetic software. Prerequisite: PCEUT 505; PCEUT 532, which may be taken concurrently, or permission of instructor. Offered: W

PCEUT 506 Winter 2017 Syllabus

PCEUT 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics
Addresses current technologies for DNA sequencing, genotyping, RNA and epigenetic analysis and basic concepts of pharmacogenetics and toxicogenomics. Emphasis placed on applications of genomic technologies to the understanding of “gene-environment interactions” that cause variability in drug treatment responses, as well as diseases of public health importance, including cancer, chronic neurological diseases, and adverse drug reactions. Offered: jointly with ENV H 513/PHG 513; W.

PCEUT 513 Winter Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 520 Seminar
Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry joint seminars.

PCEUT 520 Seminars will be Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in K-069, unless noted otherwise. Seminar titles and notices will be posted weekly.

Graduate students attend seminars and make one formal presentation per year while in residence; maximum of three presentations. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with MEDCH 520.

PCEUT 520 Winter Schedule 2017

PCEUT 532P Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Covers basic principles of pharmacokinetics and their application to the clinical setting, including: single-dose intravenous and oral kinetics, multiple dosing, nonlinear pharmacokinetics, metabolite kinetics, pharmacogenetics, and the role of disease in drug clearance and dose requirements, and kinetics of drug-drug interactions. Prerequisite: PCEUT 531.

PCEUT 532 Winter Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 583 Topics in Pharmaceutics (Journal Club)

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Discussion of pertinent articles from current literature and recent laboratory results. Credit/no-credit only.

PCEUT 583 Winter Syllabus 2017

Spring Quarter

PCEUT 501 Advanced Pharmacokinetics I

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Drug absorption, distribution, excretion, metabolism, and pharmacological effects in mammalian systems. Compartmental and physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models as well as non-compartmental approaches examined. Drug disposition studied in a physiologically realistic context taking nonlinear events into account. Aimed at development of innovative methods for data analysis and evaluation in biological systems. Prerequisite: either PCEUT 506 or permission of instructor. Offered: even years.

PCEUT 501 Syllabus 2016

PCEUT 502 Pharmacokinetics of Drug Metabolism

Advanced study of drug metabolism pharmacokinetics. Topics emphasize linear and nonlinear metabolic clearance kinetics, drug-drug interaction mechanisms and kinetics, metabolite kinetics, in vitro-in vivo predictions, pharmacogenetics and other sources of inter-individual variability. Prerequisite: PCEUT 506 or permission of instructor. Instructors: Isoherranen, Thummel Offered: odd years.

PCEUT 502 Syllabus 2017

Course Master:
Ken Thummel, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutics
thummel@u.washington.edu

PCEUT 503 Drug Transport and Delivery
Provides advance knowledge of the physico-chemical and biological concepts underlying in vivo transport and delivery of drugs. Prerequisite: PCEUT 506.

PCEUT 503 syllabus 2017

PCEUT 510 Drug Interactions

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Covers common pharmacokinetic mechanisms underlying clinically important interactions between drugs, and patient- and drug-related factors that predispose a patient to adverse drug effects. Includes case-based discussion of approaches to identification, clinical evaluation, and clinical management of drug-drug interaction risk. Prerequisite: Pharm 558; Pharm 559; Pharm 560; Pharm 561; Pharm 563; Pharm 564; Pharm 565

PCEUT 510 Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 520 Seminar

Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry joint seminars.

PCEUT 520 Seminars will be Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in K-069, unless noted otherwise. Seminar titles and notices will be posted weekly.

PCEUT 520 Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 533P Biopharmaceutics and Drug Delivery
Covers basic principles of biopharmaceutics drug delivery, and therapeutic response and their application to traditional and biotherapeutics, including oral and non-oral route of drug administration. Includes fundamental principles related to assessment of bioavailability and bioequivalence, drug-drug, and food-drug interactions and genetic basis for oral or parenteral drugs. Prerequisite: PCEUT 532. Offered: Sp.

PCEUT 533 Syllabus 2017

PCEUT 583 Topics in Pharmaceutics (Journal Club)

Discussion of pertinent articles from current literature and recent laboratory results.

Articles will be posted weekly.

PCEUT583 Syllabus Spring 2017

PCEUT 586 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Current topics in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology focusing on transforming small molecules, proteins, and genes into therapeutic products. Includes new drug therapies, drug design, pharmacogenomics, molecular modeling, high throughput screen, production and stability considerations, and delivery systems of protein and gene therapeutics in relation to pharmacokinetic and therapeutic responses.

PCEUT 586 Syllabus Spring 2017

 

Summer Quarter

PCEUT 584 Pharmacokinetic Discussion Group

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Student initiated discussions of pharmaceutics concepts in relation to current literature. Preparatory to departmental cumulative examinations. Credit/no-credit only.

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