This is a program that focuses on the scientific study of drugs that modify
the function of the brain and central nervous system, the effects of such drugs
on health, disease, perception, motor action, and behavior; and the development
of countermeasures and treatment therapies.
Includes instruction in
neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, behavioral neuroscience, neurobiochemistry,
neuropathology, the mechanisms of brain function, medicinal chemistry,
pharmaceutics, and studies of specific drugs and drug therapies.