Jeiwon Cho, Ph.D.
Office hour: By appointment
This course will provide fundamental knowledge about drug actions on the central
nervous system and consequential drug effects, i.e. drug induced modification of
nervous system function and behavior.
A: >=90%, B: >=80, C: >=70, D: >=60 and F: <60
Prerequisite: Neuroanatomy or behavioral neuroscience etc... but not required
No make-up exam whatsoever
Week 1-2 Introduction of principles of pharmacology
Week 3-4 Several techniques of pharmacology
Week 5-6 Neurophysiological Mechanism of the drug action
Week 7-8 Drug action site and structures
Week 8 Mid-Term Exam
Week 9-10 Acetylcholin, Catecholamine
Week 11-12 Serotonin, Aminoacid neurotransmitters
Week 13-14 Other neurotransmitters, Opiates, Stimulants, Alcohol
Week 15-16 Sedative drugs, Mind altering Drug, etc....
Week 16 Final Exam