Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 656 Drug Discovery & Development



Course Description

Learners will explore the steps involved in identifying and developing a novel therapeutic agent from bench to bedside. They will begin with exposure to the various processes that identify lead compounds. The optimization of lead compounds into potential therapeutic agents through preclinical cellular and animal modeling will be examined. Learners will then be guided through the FDA approval process of new compounds and the continued monitoring of approved pharmaceuticals.