2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison Distance Academy Webinar Series


2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison Distance Academy Webinar Series

Below is an online education opportunity for SPS members who want a better understanding of CNS pharmacology targets and physiology. The course is organized and conducted by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is taught by SPS Members!

$200 Discount for SPS members!! Use code that was emailed to you at checkout (membership status is verified by SPS Headquarters)

Course fee:
Standard registration: $850
SPS Member registration: $650
Group registrations: Register 3 get the 4th free!

What’s Going on in My Brain? Drug Abuse Liabilities and More

September 11–November 13, 2018
Online Series

This 100% online course on CNS pharmacology provides an intensive overview of the nervous system. The course explores the central and peripheral nervous system (CNS and PNS respectively.) Course material covers pharmacology and physiology of the nervous system.

You will learn factors critical to drug discovery and development including:

  • diseases of the nervous system
  • pharmacological targets
  • drug abuse considerations
  • suicide assessment
  • peripheral neuropathy 

Upon completion, you will be better informed to make crucial drug development decisions for targeting the brain. This course is part of the Applied Drug Development Certificate. It fulfills the elective. You may take this course as is or part of the certificate. Scientists developing drugs targeting the brain are encouraged to take this course.

Instructors: Kristy D. Bruse, PhD, DSP, Integrated Physiology and Pharmacology Consulting, LLC and Matthew Abernathy, PhD, DSP, Research Scientist, Nonclinical Safety Assessment, Eli Lilly and Company.

Please visit the course site for additional information. 

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