SELECTED TOPICS OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY - BIOTECHNOLOGICAL DRUGS
Knowledge of organic chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, patology
Course contents summary
Cardiovascular drugs and drugs of endocrine and metabolic system - Biotech methodologies and biotechnology-related techniques and their application to the design, production, downstream processing and characterization of biotech drugs.
Important classes of biotech drugs in different therapeutic areas, such as hormones, enzymes, cytokines, monoclonal antibodies.
Through oral lessons with slides will be presented and discussed matters relating to the course content.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of the objectives of the course is checked by oral examination. The markes obtained in the two modules will be mediated.
Lectures are conducted with the aid of slides whose contents are available to students. The teaching material available online is not a replacement but a supplementary of reference texts, and a guide to a better understanding of the topics to be studied.