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About the Author
Rick Ng, Ph.D., has worked for more than 20 years in senior management positions in the private sector. He is currently a senior manager at a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Singapore. He has provided technical training for graduate and post-graduate personnel.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Drug Discovery: Targets and Receptors.
Chapter 3. Drug Discovery: Small Molecule Drugs.
Chapter 4. Drug Discovery: Large Molecule Drugs.
Chapter 5. Drug Development and Preclinical Studies.
Chapter 6. Clinical Trials.
Chapter 7. Regulatory Authorities.
Chapter 8. Regulatory Applications.
Chapter 9. Good Manufacturing Practice: Regulatory Requirements.
Chapter 10. Good Manufacturing Practice: Drug Manufacturing.
Chapter 11. Future Perspectives.
Appendix 1. History of Drug Discovery and Development.
Appendix 2. Cells, Nucleic Acids, Genes, and Proteins.
Appendix 3. Selected Drugs and Their Mechanisms of Action.
Appendix 4. Pharmacology/Toxicology Review Format.
What People are Saying About This
"Concise and easy to read, the book quickly introduces basic concepts, then moves on to discuss target selection and the drug discovery process for both small and large molecular drugs." (Doody's Reviews, May 2009)
"This textbook provides the reader with a high-level overview of the drug discovery process and the regulatory challenges facing the journey from drug molecule to marketplace." (The Pharmaceutical Journal, March 2009)
"The second edition of a book that offers a user-friendly step-by-step introduction to all the key processes involved in bringing a drug to the market, including the performance of preclinical trials." (Chemistry World, February 2009)