Health and Medicine: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century

Health and Medicine: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century

by Organizing Committee for the Workshop on Health and Medicine, Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309087201

ISBN-13: 9780309087209

Pub. Date: 02/06/2004

Publisher: National Academies Press

The report assesses the current state of chemistry and chemical engineering within the context of drug discovery, disease diagnosis, and disease prevention. Also addressed are chemical and chemical engineering challenges in pharmaceutical synthesis, delivery, and manufacture.

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Overview

The report assesses the current state of chemistry and chemical engineering within the context of drug discovery, disease diagnosis, and disease prevention. Also addressed are chemical and chemical engineering challenges in pharmaceutical synthesis, delivery, and manufacture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309087209
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
02/06/2004
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY....................1
1 NEW TOOLS AND APPROACHES FOR DISCOVERY, DIAGNOSTICS, AND PREVENTION....................7
2 NEW METHODS IN SYNTHESIS AND DEVELOPMENT FOR PHARMACEUTICALS....................13
3 NEW DIRECTIONS IN MANUFACTURING AND DELIVERY....................21
4 ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CHALLENGES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE FOR CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING....................27
APPENDIXES A STATEMENT OF TASK....................37
B BIOGRAPHIES OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBERS....................38
C WORKSHOP AGENDA....................41
D PARTICIPANTS....................44
E REPORTS FROM THE BREAKOUT SESSION GROUPS....................46

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