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Pharmacology is the study of drugs. It involves examining the interactions of chemical substances with living systems, with a view to understanding the properties of drugs and their actions, including the interactions between drug molecules and receptors.

Course Objective

This course introduces the underlying principles of pharmacology and provides a perspective of the historical, regulatory (FDA) and industrial aspects of pharmacological science. This includes overviews of the physiological, biochemical, and anatomical foundations for the interaction of drugs and chemicals with biological systems. This course is intended to orient new graduate students to the general scope of pharmacologic science.

Pharmacology provides the scientific basis and principles for a variety of special applications, such as the study of drug actions in the health sciences, the use of drugs as therapeutic agents in medicine or as tools in scientific research, and the development and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Pharmacology is a multi-disciplinary science with many subspecialties including clinical pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, behavioural pharmacology, neuropsychopharmacology, pharmacogenetics, and pharmacoeconomics

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About Dental College

To be a Dental Institution of International Distinction with a Focus on Islamic Values:

Islamic International Dental College & Hospital was established in year 2001 to contribute the community needs of Rawalpindi / Islamabad and the surrounding areas of Pakistan in the field of dentistry. The college started as a dental section of Islamic International Medical College with 50 admissions annually and it became an independent college later in the year 2006. The college is now accredited by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) for 75 admissions per year. The degree is awarded by Riphah International University, Islamabad. First batch of BDS students graduated in 2005 and till today 9 batches have been graduated. Our students are working nationally and all around the globe.
In the beginning college started as part of medical college at Al-Mizan Building, 274- Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi, and now it is located in its exclusive building at 7th Avenue, G-7/4, Islamabad. Apart from being a fully equipped dental hospital, it is associated with 150-bedded tertiary care medical complex providing state of the art health facility.
Islamic International Dental College & Hospital is offering undergraduate four year program Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), followed by one year house job and 2-4 year postgraduate programs in clinical/basic sciences.

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