Introduction to Clinical Research: Part 1 – Drug Development Overview

Drug Development Overview

Overview

This course provides a general overview of the process used to develop drugs and why it costs so much to bring those drugs to market. It also explores the phases of clinical trials including the test candidates, testing outcomes, and timelines associated with each phase.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the general timeline of drug development
  2. Explain role and importance of the FDA
  3. List the main phases of the drug development process
  4. Understand the time and cost associated with the development process
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