Lesson 1
Insulin Problems
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Professor Saltzman starts the lecture with an introduction to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. He talks about the concept of dose-response, introduces different routes of drug administration and how they affect drug distribution and bioavailability. First-pass drug metabolism by the liver is also identified as an important source of drug degradation. Professor Saltzman, W. Mark. BENG 100, Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2008. Yale OpenCourseWare: Biomedical Engineering, Accessed 13/9/14 http://oyc.yale.edu/biomedical-engineering/beng-100/lecture-11 License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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