May 19, 2019  
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CHEM 341 - Drug Discovery and Development (Cross-listed as ECON 341, BUS 341)


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite: Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor
How are drugs discovered? What determines the price for a drug? What is the difference between a generic and non-generic drug? These questions will be examined with an interdisciplinary approach. Topics include the isolation of compounds from natural sources, the screening of compounds for biological activity, structure-activity relationships of drugs, computer-assisted drug design, combinatorial chemistry, bioinformatics, the FDA approval process for new drugs, and the economic and business aspects of pharmaceutical investment and development.
Same as: ECON 341 , BUS 341  

GenEd: UDGE-B, UDGE-D
CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches



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