Your final assignment is to write an (~2000 words) on any drug that is currently approved by the FDA, describing how the drug works based on the mechanisms of human biology described in the class and how these mechanisms relate to the biological activity, side effects, utility, experience with the drug.
30-40% Explaining mechanism of drug action at a molecular level based on an understanding of mechanisms described in class.
25-30% Explaining why the mechanism of drug action is useful in treating the diseases and/or how why it causes side effects listed in the product label.
32-30% Relevance of the above to individuals, industry, society.
10-20% Organization of paper.
How to start:
Among the topics you may want to address in your report are: