PRINCIPLES OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT Syllabus

390.631.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 2 Credit(s)
W 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Charles Flexner
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe how new drugs and devices are taken from the laboratory to the marketplace in the United States
    • Distinguish Phase I, II, III, and IV studies
    • Evaluate the balance between medical benefit, medical risk, economic reward, and economic risk in the decision making process as it relates to drugs and devices in development
  • Course Description
    Presents principles underlying preclinical and clinical development of new therapeutic drugs, devices, and diagnostic tests. Describes and evaluates specific examples, and discusses legal and ethical regulations that apply to drug development. Uses a case-based class format.
  • Intended Audience
    GTPCI students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on an exam.
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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