Take Your Medicine: Developing New Drug Products - University of Texas at Austin

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  • Course
  • Online
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    Flexible
Description

Discover how new drugs are developed, tested, approved and marketed.
With an apprenticeship you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.With this course you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.

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Requirements: Basic understanding of science concepts

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Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

Medicinal Chemistry
Health
Medicine
Drug Products
Pharmaceuticals

Course programme

Medicine has eradicated or eased the symptoms of many diseases. This course reveals how new drugs go from research innovation to a medicine that can be prescribed to patients. You’ll learn the process, challenges and issues in developing pharmaceutical products. Drug development is a dynamic field where innovation and entrepreneurship are necessary to keep up with health care expectations, strict regulations and tightening development budgets. An overview of drug development, approval, and consumer issues will be presented and discussed in the context of research practices, science, marketing, public welfare and business. Participants from all backgrounds and interest, including scientists, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and the general public, are encouraged to participate.

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Dr. Janet Walkow Dr. Janet Walkow is the Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of the Drug Dynamics Institute (DDI). She is passionate about the need for scientists and the general public to understand how medical therapies are developed. Dr. Alan Watts Dr. Alan Watts is the Assistant Director of the Drug Dynamics Institute (DDI). With academic and industry experience in drug product development, Alan has first-hand knowledge of the steps necessary to help new drug products reach the clinical stage. Dr. Donna Kidwell Dr. Donna Kidwell is the Co-Founder and President of Webstudent International.  Her mission is to help universities and industry share knowledge and invention throughout the world.