Principles of Drug Development OpenCourseWare: Undergraduate Level Course on the Study of Drug Development by Johns Hopkins University

Published Dec 17, 2008

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In this free OpenCourseWare, students develop an understanding of clinical drug trials and the legal and ethical limits of drug design and testing. Offered by Johns Hopkins University, 'Principles of Drug Development' provides a foundation for understanding the development and testing of drugs in the United States. This course is ideal for students interested in clinical investigation, and it is required for students enrolled in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation.

Principles of Drug Development: Course Specifics

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Principles of Drug Development: Course Description

Testing drugs before they become available to the general public, or those with a specific disease, is an important aspect of pharmaceutical development. This OpenCourseWare from Johns Hopkins University's School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, provides guidelines for drug testing within FDA rules and regulations. Students learn how to plan a drug trial, determine a drug's effectiveness and monitor a drug's effects on an individual. The course covers the process of proving a drug's effectiveness so that the drug can be developed further and distributed to sick patients. Johns Hopkins University professor Charles Flexner, M.D., teaches this not-for-credit course centering on drug development and testing issues and regulations in the United States.

This OpenCourseWare provides free downloads, notes and lectures online. If you are interested in taking this course, visit the principles of drug development course page.

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