The Process of New Drug Discovery and Development, Second Edition

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Charles G. Smith, James T. O'Donnell
Taylor & Francis, Jun 23, 2006 - Medical - 688 pages
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The Process of New Drug Discovery and Development, Second Edition presents a practical methodology and up-to-date scientific information for maximizing the ability of a multidisciplinary research team to discover and bring new drugs to the marketplace. This new addition updates the scientific advances in new drug discovery and development for areas such as combinatorial chemistry, screening technologies, metabonomics, biotechnology approaches and preclinical testing. It also greatly expands the focus on the business aspects of bringing new drugs to the market and offers coverage of essential topics for companies involved in drug development, such as the financial aspects of starting up a pharmaceutical enterprise, the regulatory process, liability and litigation, and patent law.

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James O'Donnell, Pharm.D., M.S., FCP, ABCP, FACN, R.Ph., is a pharmacologist, pharmacist and nutritionist from Barrington Hills, Illinois. His career has included pharmacy practice in a variety of settings, as well as teaching, research, publications, and consultations in pharmacology, pharmacy, and nutrition to industry, government, health care, publishing and legal fields. He is Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he serves as the Course Director for the Medical Pharmacology program. He also holds Faculty appointments at the University of Illinois Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr. O'Donnell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, a fellow of the American College of Nutrition, Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice.

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