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OBN BioLearn

Event Start Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:00 PM

Event End Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:00 PM

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Cost per place: £100.00

Our next BioLearn ‘How the Drug Discovery Works’ course takes place on Tuesday 30 June from 13:00 –16:00.

This course will highlight key aspects of the biopharmaceutical industry in an overview, detailed below, that is comprehensive yet fits the time available.

 The Commercial Landscape

  •    Global pharmaceutical sales
  •    Market breakdown
  •    Pharma companies
  •    Products

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