Course Syllabus

Drug Discovery and Development

Welcome to the course Drug Discovery and Development!

The course will be given remotely except for the exam that will be on campus, because of restrictions due to covid-19. It starts with a course introduction on the 30th of August 2021 at 13:15 on Zoom, ( The course introduction will be followed by a lecture.l

Please note that before start, you have to register for the course online! Students that wish to participate must register by themselves within the registration period 2021-07-30 - 2021-08-22 in order to not risk losing their place on the course.

Webb registration is necessary in order to participate on the course and can be done via Ladok

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The course and course literature:

This course covers all the different phases of the drug development process. More specifically, the course deals with identification and validation of target molecule (the target), identification and optimization of active substance, ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion, and Toxicity) profiling, in vivo and in vitro pharmacology, formulation, biomarkers and disease models, clinical trials, registration and commercialization.

The text book: Drug discovery and development - Technology in transition. 2nd Edition. Edited by H P Rang, ISBN: 9780702042997


Generall information about the Master's Programme in Drug Discovery and Development 

Generall information about the Master's Programme in Pharmaceutical Modelling 



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