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Lead Discovery & Optimization for Efficacy, PK, & Safety (edX)

Understanding the efficacy, potency, pharmacokinetics, and safety of compounds is important, but compounds almost always require improvement in their properties in order to become drugs. The process of improvement is called lead optimization and requires a thorough understanding of how a molecule’s structure affects its function, whether efficacy, PK, [...]

Introduction to Pharmacokinetics: From ADME to PK/PD (edX)

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Introduction to Pharmacokinetics: From ADME to PK/PD (edX)
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A critical aspect of a drug involves how a drug is dosed and circulates throughout the body of a patient. These qualities are aspects of a drug’s pharmacokinetics or PK. Pharmacokinetics encompasses how a drug is absorbed and flows through a patient until it is ultimately eliminated. While pharmacokinetics [...]

Drug Discovery (Coursera)

The University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Discovery course brings you lectures from both faculty and industry experts. With this course, recorded on campus at UCSD, we seek to share our access to top people in the field who bring an unprecedented [...]

Introduction to Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development (Coursera)

Feb 5th 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 & Medicinal Chemistry (edX)

Learn how scientists in drug development modify and test molecules to improve potency and reduce toxicity. Discover the criteria that regulatory agencies use to approve molecules that are shown to be both safe and effective as pharmaceuticals for the treatment and prevention of diseases.

Literature Case Studies in Drug Discovery (edX)

Once a person understands the ideas of drug efficacy, potency, pharmacokinetics, and safety, original research articles can be readily understood. The Journal of Medicinal Chemistry of the American Chemical Society regularly publishes a series of articles called Drug Annotations. These articles summaries a drug discovery program from a pharmaceutical [...]

Introduction to Pharmacology (edX)

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Introduction to Pharmacology (edX)
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This pharmacology course will explore the mechanism of action of pharmaceutical drugs on a molecular level. We will delve into various drug classes and decipher how they affect systems within the human body.

Pharmacokinetics: Drug Dosing in Renal Disease (FutureLearn)

Feb 6th 2023
Pharmacokinetics: Drug Dosing in Renal Disease (FutureLearn)
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Build clinical pharmacy skills and explore the complexities of drug dosing in renal disease with this pharmacokinetics course. Learn how renal disease affects kidney function and how to apply dosing regimens.

Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Dosing and Monitoring (FutureLearn)

Feb 6th 2023
Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Dosing and Monitoring (FutureLearn)
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Understanding pharmacokinetics, from basic principles to clinical applications. Explore the key principles of pharmacokinetics and how to apply them. On this course you will learn about the principles of clinical pharmacokinetics, including factors that affect the absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and binding of drugs. [...]

Pharmacology of Antibacterial Agents (Coursera)

The online course “Pharmacology of antibacterial agents” has been designed and developed by the team of authors of Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Institute of People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University). The main objective of the course is to provide systemic knowledge on pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic [...]