Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry



This course introduces students to the principles involved in the design, synthesis, testing and administration of drugs and medicines. Some of the major human physiological systems are described with an emphasis on the study of disease mechanisms and drug actions. Students discover what factors need to be considered in designing an effective drug molecule, the physico-chemical characteristics needed for successful drug action and the steps needed to bring a drug to market.

Course period29/08/22 → …