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OBN BioLearn: How the Drug Discovery Industry Works - Delivered Digitally

Event Start Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:00 PM

Event End Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:00 PM

Event Locations
Digital Event
Cost per place: £100.00

Our next BioLearn ‘How the Drug Discovery Works’ course takes place on Tuesday 11 August 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

Who Should Attend:

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.

We are delighted to be able to offer places on the course for £100+VAT for OBN Members and £175+VAT for Non-Members.