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Preclinical Development

Preclinical Development focuses on both small and large molecule drug safety assessments and regulatory requirements. This course also explains how clinical starting dose levels are estimated. Learn what preclinical criteria is needed to support first-in-human clinical trials.

Preclinical Development Course Trailer


  • In-depth knowledge of the preclinical development process.
  • Understanding of the Animal Rule and how animal models enable clinical trials.
  • Ability to estimate clinical starting dose levels by interpreting preclinical results.
  • Knowledge of how to integrate preclinical data into the Common Technical Document.
  • Fluency of criteria necessary to support first-in-human clinical trials.

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Preclinical Development Agenda
Course Price:
$150 USD
BIO Member Price:
$120 USD
Course Length:
55 minutes
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Completion Period:
2 weeks
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Certificate Requirements

  • View the entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
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