Drugs: From Discovery to Approval

Drugs: From Discovery to Approval

by Rick Ng

Hardcover(Older Edition)

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Overview

The new edition of this bestselling book continues to offer 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 studies, the conduct of human clinical trials, regulatory controls, and even the manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical products. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471601500
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.91(d)

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.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

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.

Acronyms.

Glossary.

Index.

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"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)

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