Wiley Handbook of Current and Emerging Drug Therapies, 4 Volume Set / Edition 1

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The Wiley Handbook of Current and Emerging Drug Therapies supports the information needs of research managers and scientists working in drug discovery environments in academia, industry, and government. A carefully structured program of online updating and successive print editions will ensure that the Handbook reflects the latest information on new molecular entities, clinical trials, drug approvals, and post-approval studies of new drugs. A landmark reference to support drug discovery and evidence-based medicine, the Wiley Handbook of Current and Emerging Drug Therapies will provide researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with essential scientific information on established and emerging drug treatments for common medical indications.

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We find the "Wiley Handbook of Current and Emerging Drug Therapies" a very useful resource in our reference collection. It provides our users with a good overview of the drug development process. And, also looks at therapeutic area trends in research and development of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies. Our users appreciate having a single source for acquiring information for both the analysis of currently approved drugs and those drugs emerging for the different therapeutic areas. The thorough bibliographies at the end of each section are also very helpful. In addition, the separate "subject" and "drug and molecular name" indexes make the handbook very easy to use.

— Sondra Pfeiffer, Librarian, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470040980
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/5/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 2664
  • Sales rank: 1,120,630
  • Product dimensions: 6.91 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 7.48 (d)

Table of Contents


The Drug Discovery Process.

Clinical Trials, Overview.

Therapeutic Area Trends in R&D of the Top 20 Pharmaceutical Companies.


Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas.

Bladder Cancer.

Breast Cancer.

Cervical Cancer.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.

Colorectal Cancer.

Malignant Melanoma.

Multiple Myeloma.

Cumulative Index of Drug and Molecule Names, Volumes 1-4.

Subject Index.

Volume 2.


Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Ovarian Cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer.

Prostate Cancer.

Small-Cell Lung Cancer.


Allergic Rhinitis.


Crohn's Disease.


Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Cumulative Index of Drug and Molecule Names, Volumes 1-4.

Subject Index.

Volume 3.


Diabetic Retinopathy.


Metabolic Syndrome.



Type 1 Diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes.


Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis.

Community-Acquired Pneumonia.

Complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.

Hepatitis C.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.

Cumulative Index of Drug and Molecule Names, Volumes 1-4.

Subject Index.

Volume 4.


Data and Information Integration in Pharmaceutical R&D.

Impact of Technological Advances on Pharmaceutical Productivity.

Advances in Medicinal Chemistry and Lead Optimization.

Bio-Defense Opportunities in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries.

Fear of Theranostics: Why an Industry Has Not Really Emerged.

Beyond Commodity Drugs: Strategic Diversification in the Generics Industry.


The EU Clinical Trials Directive: Impact in Europe and Beyond.

The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in Transition: Changes and Opportunities Ahead.

Spotlight on the Australian and New Zealand Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries.

Overview of the World's Major OTC Markets.

Biotech Hubs-Key Growth Engines for Drug Development.

Pharmaceutical Marketplace in Central and Eastern Europe.

Valuation Models for European Biotech.

Taking Global Action: Integrating Social Responsibility into Corporate Practices.

Global Branding Strategy: From the Blockbuster to the Targeted Model.


Prospects for Genomics-Derived Drugs: New Approaches and Impact on Pharmaceutical Pipelines.

Prying Open the Pipeline: Drug Discovery and Development in the Postgenomics Era.

Glycomics: The Impact of Carbohydrates on Biological Function and the Implications for Drug Discovery.

High-Content Screening for Drug Discovery and Target Validation.

High-Throughput ADMET Screening: Improving the Efficiency of Drug Discovery.

Emerging Concepts in GPCR Research and Their Implications for Drug Discovery.

Optimizing Knowledge Management in Pharmaceutical Companies.

Cumulative Index of Drug and Molecule Names, Volumes 1-4.

Subject Index.

Cumulative Subject Index, Volumes 1-4.

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