Drug Development, Pharmacokinetics and Imaging - 18 January

A one-week module of the MSc in Experimental Therapeutics programme. Offered by the Department of Oncology and the Department for Continuing Education’s CPD Centre, the module will be led by Dr Paul Brennan, and will feature face-to-face lectures and tutorials from some of Oxford's leading clinicians and scientists.

Date: Monday 18 to Friday 22 Jan 2016
Venue: Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, Oxford

This course is aimed at qualified doctors, especially specialist registrars in clinical pharmacology or in training for other medical sub-specialities; clinical research fellows in other specialities; pharmacists; nurses; graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry.

The Pharmacokinetics and Drug Therapy course will provide students with the opportunity to learn more about and discuss the following topics:

  • Introduction to pharmacokinetics; absorption, distribution, elimination
  • Single intravenous and oral dose kinetics
  • Multiple oral dose kinetics, bioavailability and dosage regimens
  • The role of PK in drug development and regulatory approval
  • Screening and target validation strategies
  • Rational drug design using protein structures
  • Principles of medicinal chemistry and modulation of drug properties
  • Using non-invasive imaging to assess clinical response
  • Illustration of the drug development process using case studies

Find out more:  Drug Development, Pharmacokinetics and Imaging course page

Contact us: Sarah Kelly +44 (0)1865 286 955