8 September 2020 - How the Drug Discovery Industry Works - Oxford, Oxford Science Park, Tuesday, 08. September 2020

How the Drug Discovery Industry Works
This course covers the structure and commercial environment of the biopharmaceutical industry and is especially relevant for employees who are new to the Life Sciences industry and those in non-scientific roles to gain an in-depth knowledge of the sector.
Suitable for:
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

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

Organisation of drug discovery
Development, screening & clinical trial processes
Regulatory agencies
Pharmacovigilance & safety

Industry Pressures & Responses

Growth of biologicals
New drug development companies

Industry in Transition

Rare diseases
Personalised medicines

Course Information & Costs:
This is a half-day course usually taking place between 12:00 – 17:00. Costs include catering and all course materials.
OBN Members - £200 + VAT
Non-members - £350 + VAT

For more information please email: call: 01235 420 881

Tuesday, 08. September 2020, Oxford Science Park, 8 September 2020 - How the Drug Discovery Industry Works - Oxford

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