Neuropharmacology & Neurotoxicology

Neuropharmacology is that the study of drugs however medicine influence cellular function within the system, and the neural mechanisms through that they influence behavior. There are 2 main branches of neuropharmacologybehavioral and molecular. Behavioral neuropharmacology focuses on the study of however medicine influence human behavior (neuropsychopharmacology), as well as the study of drug dependence and addiction influence the human brainMolecular neuropharmacology involves the study of neurons and their organic compound interactions, with the goal of developing medicine that have helpful effects on neurological function.

Neurotoxicity is a kind of toxicity during which a biological, chemical, or physical agent produces an adverse impact on the structure or function of the central and/or peripheral nervous system. It happens on its exposure to substance – specifically, a neurotoxin – alters the traditional activity of the system in such a way to cause permanent or reversible injury to animal tissue. This will eventually disrupt or perhaps kill neurons, which are cells that transmit and process signals within the brain and different components of the system. Neurotoxicity may result from organ transplants, radiation treatment, sure drug therapies (e.g., substances utilized in chemotherapy), narcotic use, and exposure to serious metals, pesticides, sure industrial cleanup solvents, and sure present substances.

  • Behavioral Neuropharmacology
  • Pediatric Neuropharmacology
  • Molecular Neuropharmacology
  • Neurotoxicity of Drugs
  • Drug dosage and neurotoxicity