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Drug Hunting: The Science of Making New Medicines Specialization
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Drug Hunting: The Science of Making New Medicines Specialization

Understanding Drug Discovery and Development

Taught in English

Erland Stevens, PhD
W. Ross Tracey, PhD
Douglas S. Auld, PhD

Instructors: Erland Stevens, PhD

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  • You will learn the science and considerations behind the complex, challenging, and iterative hunt for novel new medicines to address the unmet medical needs of patients. Preclinical topics such as drug targets, molecular libraries, screening, assays, drug optimization, structure-activity relationships, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, and formulation will be covered.

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Specialization - 6 course series

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4.9

(27 reviews)

Intermediate level

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1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 6 course series

Introduction to Drug Hunting

Course 110 hours4.8 (18 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • The different steps of preclinical drug discovery and clinical trials; introduction to the subject of drug hunting.

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Category: Drug Discovery

Targets, Assays & Screening

Course 28 hours

What you'll learn

  • Promising compounds used in the hunt for novel drugs.  Types of assays & methods used to screen molecule libraries.  Methods for hit validation.

Pharmacokinetics

Course 312 hours

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Category: Drug Discovery

Preclinical Safety

Course 46 hours

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Category: Drug Development

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Pre-formulation

Course 68 hours

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Category: Drug Discovery

Instructors

Erland Stevens, PhD
6 Courses1,420 learners
W. Ross Tracey, PhD
Novartis
6 Courses1,420 learners
Douglas S. Auld, PhD
Novartis
6 Courses1,420 learners

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