Drug Discovery

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Introduction to Drug Hunting (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Introduction to Drug Hunting (Coursera)
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This course introduces and summarizes the different steps of preclinical drug discovery, wrapping up with a brief description of the subsequent clinical trials and the importance of competitive intelligence in project strategy.  It provides a high-level overview for those interested in a more general understanding of the topic and [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Pre-formulation (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Pre-formulation (Coursera)
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In this course we will focus on how active compounds are developed into a formulation suitable for dosing in animal studies and early human clinical trials.  Factors such as the route of administration, enhancing the solubility of the drug substance, the crystalline form of the drug substance, drug substance [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Preclinical Safety (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Preclinical Safety (Coursera)
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Patient safety is of paramount importance for any drug discovery program.  This course looks at some of the lessons learned which have influenced how promising molecules are currently evaluated for safety risks.  In vitro and in vivo toxicology and safety studies are discussed, why they are performed, and how [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Pharmacokinetics (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Pharmacokinetics (Coursera)
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This course begins with a review of routes of administration, ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism, & excretion), and the use of in vivo drug concentration-time data to determine key pharmacokinetic parameters, like volume of distribution, half-life and clearance.  The course then emphasizes in vitro assays that allow rapid prediction of [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Targets, Assays & Screening (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Targets, Assays & Screening (Coursera)
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This course focuses on the early stages of drug discovery and the identification of promising compounds with which to begin the hunt for a novel drug.  Different types of assays and methods are reviewed that are used to screen libraries of molecules in the preliminary search for compounds with [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Lead Selection & Optimization (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Lead Selection & Optimization (Coursera)
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This course covers the stages of drug discovery in which promising compounds (leads) are identified, their optimal and suboptimal characteristics determined, and the suboptimal characteristics optimized to create a candidate suitable for the clinic.  The course is built around a case study on the discovery of an antimalarial therapy.  [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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45.00 EUR/month

Translating Basic Research into Research for Humans (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Translating Basic Research into Research for Humans (Coursera)
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The first phase of translational research — known as “T1” — is the process of moving foundational scientific discoveries into possible approaches for real-world health applications. This course focuses on innovations in basic science discovery, including drug discovery and repurposing and animal studies, that lead to new methods of [...]

Capstone Project: Advanced AI for Drug Discovery (Coursera)

Jul 29th 2024
Capstone Project: Advanced AI for Drug Discovery (Coursera)
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In this capstone project course, we'll compare genome sequences of COVID-19 mutations to identify potential areas a drug therapy can look to target. The first step in drug discovery involves identifying target subsequences of theirs genome to target. We'll start by comparing the genomes of virus mutations to look [...]
Jul 29th 2024
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32.00 EUR/month

Introduction to Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development (Coursera)

Jul 22nd 2024
Introduction to Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development (Coursera)
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What does it take to advance a new drug from the laboratory bench to the patient’s bedside? Historically, drugs were discovered serendipitously and were usually isolated from natural sources. Today, drug discovery efforts take many years and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. They also require the input of [...]

Drug Discovery in Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 (edX)

This curriculum includes research into fundamental knowledge of clinical diagnosis, prevention and treatment of COVID-19. The beginning of 2020 have witnessed the emergence of COVID-19 escalating to a world pandemic. This virus have claimed more than 100,000 death reported by WHO, 10 times more than the seasonal flu does. [...]