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On completion of this module the learner will be able to:
• Discuss the drug discovery process, citing specific examples
• Describe nanotechnology approaches to delivering established and novel molecules
• Discuss orphan drugs and the incentives which make them attractive to pharmaceutical companies.
• Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacogenetics
• Compare host-directed antimicrobial therapies.
• Describe Biotherapeutic drugs and their future potential.
• Cite several case studies of recent drugs that have been approved for major diseases
• Discuss specific examples of novel drug development
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students are recommended to have covered the core 3rd Year Pharmacology modules or equivalent material.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Professor David Brayden||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Siobhán McClean||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor David O'Connell||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Craig Slattery||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 23, 24, 25, 29||Mon 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 28||Mon 12:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 23, 24, 28||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 25||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 29||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 24||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 23, 25, 28, 29||Wed 11:00 - 11:50|