Last Day to Register! UW-Madison Distance Academy Online Course: CNS Pharmacology Targets


September 10–November 12, 2019

Online Series

$200 Discount for SPS members!! Use code provided in email at checkout (membership status is verified by SPS Headquarters)

Course fee:
Standard registration: $1050
SPS Member registration: $850
Group registration: $850 each for 2 or more from same company

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

Following completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Recognize the basic anatomy and physiology of the Nervous System
  • Describe Nervous System Receptor Pharmacology
  • Prepare for challenges of developing efficacious yet safe compounds by identifying common CNS and PNS diseases
  • Recognize the regulatory concerns for drug abuse of novel compounds.
  • Evaluate the new concerns and potential models to assess suicidality as well as peripheral neuropathy.

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 & Pharmacology Consulting, LLC, and Matthew M. Abernathy, PhD, DSP, Eli Lilly and Company.

Please visit the course site for additional information

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