Get an overview of the application of pharmacokinetic concepts to all stages of drug development. The focus will be on the practical application of pharmacokinetic principles in the design and conducting and interpreting preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic studies. Areas to be covered will include pharmacokinetic concepts (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination), pharmacodynamics, regulatory requirements, and guidance for in vitro and in vivo studies, and practical examples of preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analyses. This entry-level course will be appropriate for individuals with a background in biological sciences who contribute to the design, conduct, analysis or interpretation of pharmacokinetic studies or who have an interest in the role of pharmacokinetics in drug development.
Course Number: BIOL-40176 Credit: 3 units