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Drug Development Primer

Comprehensive review of the drug development process, including drug’s life cycle, from discovery through post-marketing studies. Addresses non-clinical and clinical phases, and provides easy-to understand definitions for commonly used terms (includes 25-question mastery test). 


  • Professionals starting out in the biopharma industry need to understand the drug development process  

  • Every drug has a life cycle, from discovery through post-marketing studies 

  • There are many categories of medical products: synthetic, biological, biotechnological 

  • The clinical phases of drug development are Pre-clinical, followed by Phases I – IV  

Course Price:
$400 USD
BIO Member Price:
$320 USD
Course Length:
45 minutes
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