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OBN BioLearn: How the Drug Discovery Industry Works Flyer

Who Should Attend

Non-Scientists
To help build overarching knowledge of this sector and help improve confidence for staff when handling future projects.

 

Scientists
The overview of the industry structure and processes covered in the course will still be useful for scientists and engineers who wish to familiarise themselves with the industry.

Course Content

The Commercial Landscape

  • Global pharmaceutical sales
  • Market breakdown
  • Pharma companies
  • Products

 

Human Biology, Pathology & Drug Targets

  • The burden of disease
  • Levels of complexity
  • Drug-target interactions
  • Pharmacology concepts
  • Different types of drug molecule

 

Drug Discovery & Development

  • The organisation of drug discovery
  • Development, screening & clinical trial processes
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Pharmacovigilance & safety

 

Industry Pressures & Responses

  • Growth of biologicals
  • New drug development companies

 

OBN Members
£200+VAT

Non-Members  
£350+VAT

 

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