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BioLearn: How the Drug Discovery Industry Works

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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
  • 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

Course Information & Costs:

This online course is delivered in two 1-hour sessions between 13:00-14:00 and 15:00-16:00 BST.

OBN Members - £100 + VAT

Non-members - £175 + VAT


For more information or to request an invoice please email: sarah.walker@obn.org.uk or call: 01235 420 881

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