Chevron Left
Back to Drug Discovery

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Drug Discovery by University of California San Diego

4.6
stars
3,253 ratings

About the Course

The University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Discovery course brings you lectures from both faculty and industry experts. With this course, recorded on campus at UCSD, we seek to share our access to top people in the field who bring an unprecedented range of expertise on 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. In this course you will be able to: * Understand the pharmaceutical and biotechnology market a changing landscape * Learn the major aspects of the drug discovery process, starting with target selection, to compound screening to designing lead candidates. * Recognize current modern drug discovery based on the lock-and-key theory, which attempts to use one single compound to hit one target to combat the related disease. * Increase understanding of the various drug discovery tools and methods that are used for finding, identifying and designing a new drug. * Define and understand the regulatory responsibilities for drug discovery to file an Investigational New Drug Application (IND). This course is intended as part 1 of a series: Drug Discovery, Drug Development (https://www.coursera.org/learn/drug-development) and Drug Commercialization (https://www.coursera.org/learn/drug-commercialization). We would highly recommend that you take the courses in order since it will give you a better understanding on how a drug is discovered in the lab before being tested in clinical trials and then launched in the market place....

Top reviews

JS

Apr 16, 2021

This course helps to understand the basic fundamental & principles of drug discovery clearly. I am very thankful to the Coursera and University of California San Diego for providing this course to me.

HG

Oct 15, 2018

Very well done and informative. I truly appreciate the Drug process in entirety being broken down into sections that are easy to comprehend. It is obvious the speakers were chosen for their knowledge.

Filter by:

51 - 75 of 639 Reviews for Drug Discovery

By Elizabeth C

Jan 1, 2017

By WishCasting

Apr 3, 2021

By Sanskruti K

Jan 13, 2022

By Marie A B

May 6, 2020

By Evan A

May 5, 2020

By Aishwarya.L

Jul 6, 2020

By Matías G

May 1, 2020

By Chris H

Mar 2, 2020

By GUNDALA P

Apr 27, 2020

By Rapaka S E

Jan 13, 2022

By Pavan K P

May 31, 2020

By Mario C

Jan 30, 2021

By Christian R R

Dec 21, 2020

By Deepa P S

Sep 17, 2020

By Janani .

May 31, 2021

By Alexandra G

Nov 15, 2020

By MANAR K

Nov 8, 2020

By Ravi K R J

Jul 21, 2020

By David A B L

Sep 24, 2019

By Esteban A S J

Aug 15, 2022

By Saikrishna S

Feb 23, 2022

By adabala d

May 25, 2020

By Emilia C d l G

May 11, 2022

By Mayura S

Aug 2, 2020

By SAMARAKOON M P M G

Sep 24, 2020