Nov 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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GHHE 000/5343 - Chemical Teratogenesis (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
permission of Instructor.

Description
This course explores the basic processes of embryonic and fetal development as a basis for understanding the potential for pharmaceutical agents in inducing congenital defects. From the historical cases of thalidomide and hypervitaminosis A teratogenicity to the contemporary abuse of recreational drugs and the mandated FDA regulation pertaining to antibiotics, analgesics and anticoagulants, this course will elaborate on gestation period specific limitations in therapeutic usage.



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