HMM304 - Therapeutic Development
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
3 x 1 hour classes per week, and Cloud (online) exercises, case studies, debates and discussions
This unit describes how therapeutic targets are identified and how new therapies are developed for human use. It will provide an overview of the major therapeutic classes, including synthetic compounds, natural products, vaccines, nutriceuticals and other biological agents, and covers the therapeutic development pipeline, encompassing target identification and validation, therapeutic discovery and development, pre-clinical trials and toxicity testing.
Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester test (45 minutes) 20%
Assessment task 2: Written report (1500 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Raymond G. Hill & Humphrey P. Rang. Drug Discovery and development second edition 2013.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.