Course Code: PHRM 260
Academic Year: 2019-2020
In this course, students will gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts of microbiology and the different types of organisms that may cause disease in humans. Bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral infections and their treatment will be studied. In addition, causes, prevention and treatment of some common cancers will be discussed. Cancer drugs (cytotoxic agents) will be studied, and the safe handling of these products reviewed.