Substituties and corresponds 3FX009 or 3FX800, Toxicology B.
After the course, the students should be familiar with different modes of action behind the potential toxic, carcinogenic, teratogenic and reproduction toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. The students should also have good awareness of how toxicological risk assessment and safety assessment is practised and be able to utilise this knowledge to assess reported clinical adverse drug reactions and environmental related health risks in man. On completion of the course, the student should have obtained a general knowledge about applied toxicology.
The course will mainly treat basic toxicology and toxicological risk assessment/safety assessment. The following parts will then be included: Toxicological fundamental concepts; Toxicological aspects on absorption, distribution and metabolism; Mechanisms for substances adverse effects in larger organ systems; Genetic toxicology; Chemical carcinogenesis; Reproduction toxicity; Embryotoxicity/teratogenicity; Immunotoxicity; Toxicological risk assessment/safety assessment.
Teaching is given as lectures and seminars. Compulsory parts of the course: participating in seminars and advanced assignment and presentation.
Examination (individual written examination) takes place at the end of the course. To pass the course is required, apart from passed examination (examination code), passed results of compulsory parts (examination code). Possibility to supplement failed compulsory part can be given at the earliest at next course and only in case of a vacancy.