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2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 217 - History of Modern Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Development

Credits: (3)
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 206  
College Curriculum: COLL 200
Domain (Anchored): NQR
Domain (Reaching Out): CSI
This class constitutes a survey of the history of medicinal chemistry and drug development. The course will begin by briefly looking at ancient medicine of the antiquity and middle-ages before highlighting the modern-era discovery of groundbreaking drugs and medicinal practices and culminate with an outlook on both industrial and academic research structure. The processes governing modern day pharmaceutical drug development and the different phases of clinical research will also be discussed in this context. This course is recommended for pre-medical students or students pursuing careers in the health sector. (Course may be taught abroad.)