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About the Course

The University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Discovery course brings you lectures from both faculty and industry experts. With this course, recorded on campus at UCSD, we seek to share our access to top people in the field who bring an unprecedented range of expertise on drug discovery. In this course you will learn the drug discovery process up to the filing of an Initial New Drug Application or IND. Each week you will learn the steps that a pharmaceutical or biotech company goes through to discover a new therapeutic drug. In this course you will be able to: * Understand the pharmaceutical and biotechnology market a changing landscape * Learn the major aspects of the drug discovery process, starting with target selection, to compound screening to designing lead candidates. * Recognize current modern drug discovery based on the lock-and-key theory, which attempts to use one single compound to hit one target to combat the related disease. * Increase understanding of the various drug discovery tools and methods that are used for finding, identifying and designing a new drug. * Define and understand the regulatory responsibilities for drug discovery to file an Investigational New Drug Application (IND). This course is intended as part 1 of a series: Drug Discovery, Drug Development (https://www.coursera.org/learn/drug-development) and Drug Commercialization (https://www.coursera.org/learn/drug-commercialization). We would highly recommend that you take the courses in order since it will give you a better understanding on how a drug is discovered in the lab before being tested in clinical trials and then launched in the market place....

Top reviews

JS
Jun 9, 2020

This course helps to understand the basic fundamental & principles of drug discovery clearly. I am very thankful to the Coursera and University of California San Diego for providing this course to me.

HG
Oct 15, 2018

Very well done and informative. I truly appreciate the Drug process in entirety being broken down into sections that are easy to comprehend. It is obvious the speakers were chosen for their knowledge.

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By Said H

Apr 19, 2020

This course is very helpful and professional when it comes to early drug discovery.

By Neha P

Mar 31, 2020

Very informative and very well presented. Highly recommend to all pharmacy students

By mehreen

Jun 26, 2018

it`s great,,, and it`ll be more beneficial if i get certificate free from coursea.

By Arslan A

Aug 11, 2020

great course and very understandable lectures from the very experienced teachers.

By DEEPMALYA G

May 12, 2020

Thank full for this Course. It's help me alot and clear all my dbout and problem.

By Felipe R F

Dec 31, 2019

Very good course. Content given on pharmacokinectics was however too shortened

By ALISA C D

Jul 30, 2020

I really enjoyed this course.

Thanks coursera for this great opportunity 🙏🙏

By Rohitkumar R

Aug 9, 2020

This Course Will Help full In My Future. It Mainly Useful for Pharma Feild

By Aditya P

Aug 4, 2020

Amazing insight to the entire process in a very effective and detailed way.

By Dr. B S

Dec 27, 2017

This course is good. learn new dimension and perspective of Drug Discovery.

By Erica K T

Apr 10, 2020

Very informative and concise about a subject that is so vast and complex.

By Andrea S B

Jan 26, 2019

An innovate Course, Complete and give us facilitie in time! Great Course!

By Ross M

Jan 7, 2017

Excellent overview. I had to dust of my orgo hat for one of the lectures.

By Mumtaz K

Nov 28, 2020

First it's honour to be a part of this course alot of informative for ne

By ALLURI R K

May 22, 2020

IT IS A VERY USEFUL COURSE LEARNT MANY THINGS REGARDING DRUG DELIVERIES.

By SEELAM K K R

May 29, 2020

This is really help

I learn how drug was discover

And industry landscape

By serena v

May 30, 2020

It's very easy to learn in short term time about the drug discovery

By Mudaliar S S S

Jun 26, 2020

Learned a lot involving drug discovery nd advancements in industry

By Srujana M

Aug 17, 2020

Very informative. Gives new insight on the Drug Discovery system.

By Brintha P G

May 3, 2020

Though not intense, It gave me a basic overview of drug discovery

By Mostafa A F

Jul 29, 2020

It is very interesting. I gained a lot of important information.

By Carlos A

Jul 12, 2020

Excellent lectures, up to date material and prominent speakers.

By SUMATHI S

May 10, 2020

The course was good and the course contents were highly useful.

By Sudhir K P

Apr 29, 2020

Nice course to learn deep about the drug discovery and delivery

By Aditya T

Aug 18, 2020

a great course for a pharma or a chemical engineering student.