[Get Solution] Pharmacology Methods
Background Pharmacology is a constantly changing field every year, new drugs are discovered and developed. As pharmacologists, there are many different techniques that we can use to aid us in the discovery and development of new drugs. In this assignment, you will select an experimental method or technique that is used in pharmacology or drug development research, and write a short essay about this technique, its uses and limitations. Task 1. Choose the method or technique that you will discuss in your essay. Places to search for topic ideas include: – Scientific journals focused on pharmacology. Examples of pharmacology research journals include British Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Neuropharmacology, – Molecular Pharmacology, and there are many others. – The Journal of Visual Experiments (JoVE) is another good source of topic ideas. – You may even get an idea from the media stories about new drugs and therapeutics regularly appear in the media. Keep an eye out, and if you see a story that sparks your interest look up the original research and see what techniques they have used. 2. Research the technique that you have chosen, and what it has been used for. Your primary source of information should be peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. 3. Write a short essay about your chosen technique. Your essay must incorporate the following: -An introduction that briefly outlines your topic and the scope of your essay. -A description of the technique -An explanation of what the technique is used for. -An explanation of both the advantages of the technique, and its potential limitations. -A conclusion that summarises the key points of your essay. Format/submission instructions Your essay should be 500 600 words, excluding references. It should be presented in Times New Roman (12 pt) and saved as a Word document (doc/docx). Your essay should have a title at the top of the first page, and your name and student number should be in the header (or footer) of each page. References should be cited using the Vancouver style of referencing, and at least five references should be included. see ONPS2563 methods assignment rubric.pdf You will be marked on the content and scientific accuracy of your essay, the clarity of the professional expression and structure of your essay, and the quality and use of appropriate references using a structured rubric.