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MDCM 626 Medicinal Chemistry II: Homeostatic Agents

MDCM 626.  Medicinal Chemistry II: Homeostatic Agents.  4 Credits.     

A continuation of MDCM 625 with special emphasis on anticancer, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antidiabetic, anticholesterol, and steroidal drugs. Prerequisite: Students must have second year professional standing in the School of Pharmacy. Students must have successfully completed MDCM 625.

Doctor of Pharmacy

Since its founding in 1885, the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy has been a leader in pharmacy education. Since 1996, the school has offered only the Doctor of Pharmacy degree as the entry-level practice degree. The curriculum gives the student the knowledge, skills, and ability required of the pharmacy practitioner; it is comprehensive and produces a highly competent general practitioner. About 60 full-time faculty members teach in the professional Doctor of Pharmacy program and in the graduate programs. 3 departments (Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medicinal Chemistry, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry) offer Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Pharmacy Practice offers the master’s degree. Both the undergraduate and graduate divisions have outstanding national and international reputations based on the excellence and productivity of the faculty. KU is consistently ranked in the top 5 among colleges/schools of pharmacy that receive National Institutes of Health research funding.  The School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education , 190 S. LaSalle St, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603-4810, (312) 664-3575,, the official accrediting body for American schools of pharmacy.