About the Course
Pharmaceutical and biotech companies are spending years and millions of dollars developing drugs or promising new biologics, all with the hopes of saving or enhancing patients’ lives. This specialization will provide you with a 30,000 feet view of the entire process of drug discovery and development.
In the first course you will begin with learning how scientists go from selecting a drug discovery target to filing an Initial New Drug application. In the second course you will learn the intricacy of drug development from Phase 0 to Phase 3 clinical trials and filing a New Drug Application.
Finally, in the third course, the specialization will provide you an understanding of the complexities in launching new pharmaceutical products, ensuring sales success and patient access. Healthcare in the U.S. is unlike any other developed country, and this third course provides a good overview for anyone wanting to understand how the U.S. market works.
By the end of the specialization, you will have mastered a better understanding of the process of discovering new drugs. After completing this specialization if you are interested in pursuing a career specializing in drug development and product management you may want to consider exploring our Master of Science in Drug Development & Product Management at ddpm.ucsd.edu.
Skills you will gain
- Drug Regulations
- Drug Discovery
- Clinical Trials
- Drug Development
- Clinical Development
- Clinical Research
- Clinical Trial Design
- Drug Discovery: In this course you will learn the drug discovery process up to the filing of an Initial New Drug Application or IND. Each week you will learn the steps that a pharmaceutical or biotech company goes through to discover a new therapeutic drug.
- Drug Development: In this course you will learn the different stages of clinical development as well as the regulatory including but not limited to, an Investigational New Drug Application (IND), New Drug Application (NDA), and product labeling.
- Drug Commercialization: This course will cover pharmacoeconomic, marketing strategy, intellectual property strategy, portfolio management, managed markets and strategic alliances. It will also have a lecture case study from startup to success.
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