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Hours to complete

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Available languages

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

PharmacologyDrug DevelopmentClinical DevelopmentPharmacokinetics
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
8 minutes to complete

Welcome!

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Reading
1 video (Total 3 min)
Video1 video
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Industry Landscape

In this module course lead Dr. Williams Ettouati begins by giving a landscape overview of the Pharma and Biotechnology landscape....
Reading
7 videos (Total 70 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Key Issues for Pharma11m
Global Outlook: What will the Future Look Like?10m
Creating a Sustainable Business12m
Patient-Centric Drug Discovery and Commercialization9m
A New Approach to R&D10m
Innovation and Its Role in Developing Better Drugs7m
Reading3 readings
Meet the Instructors5m
Lecture Slides
A new Master Degree in Science in Drug Development & Product Management at UCSD10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Pharma and Biotech22m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics

This week we will be hearing from Phillip Bourne, PhD. Dr. Bourne was, at the time of this recording, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Industrial Alliances in the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Since that time, he has been named the first Associate Director for Data Science at the United States National Institutes of Health....
Reading
5 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics II11m
Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics III9m
Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics IV9m
Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics V10m
Reading1 reading
Lecture Slides
Quiz1 practice exercise
Drug Discovery: Proteomics, Genomics24m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies

This week we will hear from Ronald Christopher, Ph.D. Dr. Ronald Christopher, Vice President of Preclinical Trials at Arena Pharmaceuticals....
Reading
6 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies II9m
Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies III8m
Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies IV10m
Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies V9m
Compound Selection & Preclinical Studies VI13m
Reading1 reading
Lecture Slides
Quiz1 practice exercise
Compound Selection and Pre-clinical Studies34m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases

In this module we will hear from Stephen Burley, M.D., Ph.D. At the time of this recording, Director of the Center for Integrative Proteomics at Rutgers University. He is now the Director of the Protein Data Bank and remains an Adjunct Professor at the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences....
Reading
5 videos (Total 50 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases II10m
Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases III11m
Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases IV9m
Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases V8m
Reading2 readings
Optional: Examples using structure based approaches3m
Lecture Slides
Quiz1 practice exercise
Challenges in Fragment Based Drug Discovery for Protein Kinases20m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Key Concepts in Drug Delivery

This module we hear from Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pediatrics, Brookie Best, Pharm. D., of UCSD's Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences....
Reading
5 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Key Concepts in Drug Delivery II10m
Key Concepts in Drug Delivery III10m
Key Concepts in Drug Delivery IV10m
Key Concepts in Drug Delivery V6m
Reading1 reading
Lecture Slides
Quiz1 practice exercise
Concepts in Drug Delivery Quiz12m

Instructors

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Williams S. Ettouati, Pharm.D.

Director, Industrial Relations & Development; Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, N.S.
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Joseph D. Ma

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

About University of California San Diego

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