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PHRM.6501 Drug Discovery

Id: 039925 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


Drug discovery is the translational application of biology, chemistry, medicine, business and law in the identification of new medicines. This course is designed to provide each student with a full understanding of the challenges and opportunities that face scientists engaged in this enterprise in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Active learning objectives (case studies; project team work0 are included to supplement the more didactic course materials, and to provide a simulation of the approaches used in industry to accomplish the key goal-the nomination of a clinical drug candidate worthy of extensive investment and testing in humans.

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