Course Listings

See UW course catalog for course descriptions.

Autumn Quarter

PCEUT 502 Drug Disposition Science

Introduction to drug metabolism and transport pharmacokinetics. Topics include basic processes of drug absorption, distribution and elimination, enzyme/transporter kinetics, associated experimental methodologies for generating kinetic parameter estimates, and principles of drug-drug interactions and other sources of inter-individual variability. Covers experimental rigor and reproducibility and research ethics. Recommended: biochemistry.

PCEUT 502 Syllabus 2019

Course Master:
Kenneth Thummel
Department of Pharmaceutics
thummel@uw.edu

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.

PCEUT 505 Syllabus 2019

Course Master:
Danny Shen
Department of Pharmaceutics
ds@uw.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 Schedule – Autumn 2019

PCEUT 531 Pharmaceutical Formulation: Principles and Dosage Forms
Provides knowledge base for subsequent pharmacy courses and professional practice. Theory and problems involved in incorporating drugs into stable dosage forms suitable for human use and intended routes of drug administration. Fundamentals of safe and appropriate handling and use of dosage forms. Common dosage forms and basic compounding skills. Recommended: general chemistry.

PCEUT 531 Syllabus 2019

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

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

Articles will be posted weekly.

Link to course website
PCEUT583 Fall 2019 schedule

Winter Quarter

PCEUT 506 Concepts in Pharmacokinetics

Theory and practice. Includes principles of physiological basis of pharmacokinetics, a mechanistic understanding of pharmacokinetic parameters, and the ability to derive basic pharmacokinetic equations and concepts. Prerequisite: either PCEUT 505, PCEUT 531, or permission of instructor.

PCEUT 506 Syllabus 2020

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 2020

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 Syllabus 2020

PCEUT 532 Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Covers basic principles of pharmacokinetics and their application to the clinical setting. Includes the design of an appropriate dosing regimen, such as single-dose intravenous and oral administration, multiple dosing, nonlinear pharmacokinetics, metabolite kinetics, pharmacodynamics, inter-individual variability and the physiological basis of pharmacokinetics.

PCEUT 532 Winter Syllabus 2020

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 Winter 2020

Spring Quarter

PCEUT 327 The Science of Drugs

Introduces students to medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences. Recommended for sophomore, junior and senior students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical engineering, public health and other health sciences, and related fields. Prerequisite: CHEM 223 or CHEM 237; recommended: basic knowledge in general chemistry and organic chemistry. Offered: jointly with MEDCH 327.

PCEUT/MEDCH 327 Syllabus 2020

PCEUT 501 Advanced Pharmacokinetics I

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 2018

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. Offered: odd years

PCEUT 503 syllabus 2019

PCEUT 507 Advanced Pharmacokinetics

Includes absorption kinetics, bioavailability, multi-compartment kinetics, non-linear clearance, pharmacokinetics of biologics, and animal and clinical study design. Prerequisite: either PCEUT 506 and PCEUT 532, or permission of instructor.

Course Master: Yvonne Lin

yvonlin@uw.edu

PCEUT 510 Drug Interactions

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 2019

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 – Spring 2020

PCEUT 534 Principles of Precision Medicine
Variation in drug absorption, distribution, elimination, and response, with emphasis on pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships. Includes pharmacogenetics, drug-drug interactions, as well as ontogenic and disease state effects and associated precision testing platforms. Uses case studies to integrate possible sources of variation and impact on individual therapeutic decisions. Prerequisite: MEDCH 501; PCEUT 531; and PCEUT 532; recommended: basic understanding of pharmacokinetics and principles of drug absorption, distribution and elimination and drug response.

PCEUT 534 Syllabus 2020

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 2020

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 2020

 

Summer Quarter

 

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