Drug Discovery and Development,
Edition 3 Technology in Transition
Edited by Raymond G Hill and Duncan Richards

Publication Date: 24 Aug 2021

Essential insight into drug development and the pharmaceutical industry

With unprecedented interest in the power that the modern therapeutic armamentarium has to combat disease, the new edition of Drug Discovery and Development is an essential resource for anyone interested in understanding how drugs and other therapeutic interventions are discovered and developed, through to clinical research, registration, and market access.

The text has been thoroughly updated, with new information on biopharmaceuticals and vaccines as well as clinical development and target identification. Drug discovery and development continues to evolve rapidly and this new edition reflects important changes in the landscape.

Edited by industry experts Raymond Hill and Duncan Richards, this market-leading text is suitable for undergraduates and graduates undertaking degrees in pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology, and clinical development through to those embarking on a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Key Features

  • Key stages of drug discovery and development
  • Chapters outline the contribution of individual disciplines to the overall process
  • Supplemented by specific chapters on different modalities
  • Includes coverage of Oligonucleotide therapies; cell and gene therapy
  • Now comes with online access on StudentConsult
  • About the author
    Edited by Raymond G Hill, President, British Pharmacological Society, London, UK and Duncan Richards, Professor Duncan Richards MA DM FRCP FFPM FBPharmacolS, St Hilda’s College,Oxford
    Table of Contents

    Section 1 Introduction and Background

    1. Development of the pharmaceutical industry

    2. Nature of disease and purpose of therapy

    3. Therapeutic modalities

    Section 2 Drug Discovery

    4. Drug target identification

    5. Selecting the modality and planning the project

    6. High throughput screening

    7. Medicinal Chemistry

    8. Biopharmaceuticals and related molecules

    9. Emerging modalities: nucleotide based therapy, cell based therapy, gene therapy / Novel and Advanced Process

    10. Metabolism and Pharmacokinetical strategies.

    11. Role of pharmacology to include pharmacology of newer modalities

    12. In vitro in vivo translation

    13. Vaccines

    Section 3 Drug Development

    14. Drug development introduction

    15. Drug safety

    16. Pharmaceutical development

    17. Clinical development

    18. Clinical imaging

    19. Intellectual property

    20. Regulatory affairs

    21. Marketing and Patient access to medicines

    Section 4 Facts and Figures

    22. Facts and Figures; and the Future

    Book details
    ISBN: 9780702078040
    Page Count: 384
    Retail Price : £49.99
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