Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS)
This course lays the foundation in oral communication for graduate students in pharmaceutical sciences. It provides experience in scientific presentation with an emphasis on defense of data and interpretation.
This course gives an overview of drug discovery principles and techniques for the practicing medicinal chemist.
Topics include mechanisms immediate and sustained drug release in formulations; novel drug delivery systems; drug pre-formulation; the drug approval process; drug preparation, liberation, absorption and stability of dosage forms.
This course will help graduate students in pharmaceutical science become familiar with the general ethical issues that will arise through the course of basic science research. This course will help graduate students understand how to conduct ethical research, identify and focus on unethical situations in research, and how to solve future unethical dilemmas that may arise in the workplace.
An overview of USFDA's regulation on drug. Topics covered include pharmaceutical regulatory agencies and organizations around the world and their International Regulatory Audits for Pharma, International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines, Pharmacopoeias and national formulary, US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA): History of USFDA Law and Regulation, GLP, MMP, NDA, and ANDA.
This course will help graduate students in the pharmaceutical sciences learn the basics of scientific communication and how to critically evaluate scientific literatures. Students must complete four versions of this course for credit. For the first three course offering, the student will receive a "CR" (credit) or "NC" (no credit). Upon completion of the fourth version of the course the student will receive a letter grade.
Product Development by Quality by Design