Lifecycle Of A Medicine

Module code: PHA4009-C

Module Aims


To introduce students to new concepts of drug discovery, design and synthesis, through the fundamental molecular structure and the chemistry of essential reactions to the drug molecules passage through the body. This is illustrated using the concepts of Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion (ADME). To explore the drug development cycle and manufacturing regulations to ensure the safe and effective production, storage, packaging and environmentally appropriate disposal of medicines and drug delivery systems.

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