New Drug Development

Author: Mark P. Mathieu
Publisher: Barnett Educational Services / Chi
ISBN: 1882615859
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Medical

"Go inside the drug development and FDA regulatory process with today's most authoritative and popular reference on the topic. In its all-new 2008 edition, New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview addresses the most cutting-edge developments redefining how new drugs are developed and regulated today, including: how the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 will affect everything from drug reviews to postmarketing requirements; how the CDER's efforts to integrate a culture of drug safety has affected the center's structure and its new drug review and approval processes; how CDER's much-anticipated January 2008 transition to the eCTD as the only valid esubmission format will affect the FDA's drug submission and review process; how the FDA and industry are already integrating pharmacogenomics, computer simulation, and other emerging technologies to inform key decisions; and which drug development strategies are fulfilling their promise and offering optimal returns for industry, given the explosion of accelerated development/approval programs and pilot programs to speed the drug development and review process."--Publisher's description.

Drugs

Author: Rick Ng
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118907191
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Genre: Science

The third edition of this best-selling book continues to offer a user-friendly, step-by-step introduction to all the key processes involved in bringing a drug to the market, including the performance of pre-clinical studies, the conduct of human clinical trials, regulatory controls, and even the manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical products. Concise and easy to read, Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Third Edition quickly introduces basic concepts, then moves on to discuss target selection and the drug discovery process for both small and large molecular drugs. The third edition incorporates the latest developments and updates in the pharmaceutical community, provides more comprehensive coverage of topics, and includes more materials and case studies suited to college and university use. Biotechnology is a dynamic field with changes across R&D, clinical trials, manufacturing and regulatory processes, and the third edition of the text provides timely updates for those in this rapidly growing field.

FDA Regulatory Affairs

Author: David Mantus
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781841849201
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Medical

FDA Regulatory Affairs is a roadmap to prescription drug, biologics, and medical device development in the United States. Written in plain English, the concise and jargon-free text demystifies the inner workings of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and facilitates an understanding of how the agency operates with respect to compliance and product approval, including clinical trial exemptions, fast track status, advisory committee procedures, and more. The Third Edition of this highly successful publication: Examines the harmonization of the US Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with international regulations on human drug, biologics and device development, research, manufacturing, and marketing Includes contributions from experts at organizations such as the FDA, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and PAREXEL Focuses on the new drug application (NDA) process, cGMPs, GCPs, quality system compliance, and corresponding documentation requirements Provides updates to the FDA Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), incorporating pediatric guidelines and follow-on biologics regulations from the 2012 Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) V Explains current FDA inspection processes, enforcement options, and how to handle FDA meetings and required submissions Co-edited by an industry leader (Mantus) and a respected academic (Pisano), FDA Regulatory Affairs, Third Edition delivers a compilation of the selected US laws and regulations as well as a straightforward commentary on the FDA product approval process that’s broadly useful to both business and academia.

Patent Valuation

Author: William J. Murphy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118027349
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Business & Economics

A practical resource for valuing patents that is accessible to the complete spectrum of decision makers in the patent process In today's economy, patents tend to be the most important of the intellectual property (IP) assets. It is often the ability to create, manage, defend, and extract value from patents that can distinguish competitive success and significant wealth creation from competitive failure and economic waste. Patent Valuation enhances the utility and value of patents by providing IP managers, IP creators, attorneys, and government officials with a useable resource that allows them to use actual or implied valuations when making patent-related decisions. Involves a combination of techniques for describing patent valuation Includes descriptions of various topics, illustrative cases, step-by-step valuation techniques, user-friendly procedures and checklists, and examples Serves as a useable resource that allows IP managers to use actual or implied valuations when making patent-related decisions One of the most fundamental premises of the book is that these valuation skills can be made accessible to each of the various decision makers in the patent process. Patent Valuation involves narrative descriptions of the various topics, illustrative cases, step-by-step valuation techniques, user-friendly procedures and checklists, and an abundance of examples to demonstrate the more complex concepts.

Food and Drug Law and Regulation

Author: David G. Adams
Publisher:
ISBN: 1935065734
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Law

Written by highly experienced food and drug attorneys and edited by four of the most distinguished authorities in the field, Food and Drug Law and Regulation is the most comprehensive guidebook covering an area that accounts for more than 20 percent of all consumer spending in the United States.

Real World Drug Discovery

Author: Robert M. Rydzewski
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080914888
Release Date: 2010-07-07
Genre: Medical

Drug discovery increasingly requires a common understanding by researchers of the many and diverse factors that go into the making of new medicines. The scientist entering the field will immediately face important issues for which his education may not have prepared him: project teams, patent law, consultants, target product profiles, industry trends, Gantt charts, target validation, pharmacokinetics, proteomics, phenotype assays, biomarkers, and many other unfamiliar topics for which a basic understanding must somehow be obtained. Even the more experienced scientist can find it frustratingly difficult to get an overview of the many factors involved in modern drug discovery and often only after years of exploring does a whole and integrated picture emerge in the mind of the researcher. Real World Drug Discovery: A Chemist’s Guide to Biotech and Pharmaceutical Research presents this kind of map of the landscape of drug discovery. In a single, readable volume it outlines processes and explains essential concepts and terms for the recent science graduate wondering what to expect in pharma or biotech, the medicinal chemist seeking a broader and more timely understanding of the industry, or the contractor or collaborator whose understanding of the commercial drug discovery process could increase the value of his contribution to it. Interviews with well-known experts in many of the fields involved, giving insightful comments from authorities on many of the sub-disciplines important to cutting edge drug discovery. Helpful suggestions gleaned from years of experience in biotech and pharma, which represents a repository drug discovery "lore" not previously available in any book. "Periodic Table of Drugs" listing current top-selling drugs arranged by target and laid out so that structural similarities and differences are plain and clear. Extensive use of diagrams to illustrate concepts like biotech startup models, preteomic profiling for target identification, Gantt charts for project planning, etc.

Beta Lactam Antibiotics for Clinical Use

Author: Stephen Queener
Publisher: Informa Health Care
ISBN: 0824773861
Release Date: 1986-05-29
Genre: Medical

Presenting authoritative reviews of the sources of beta-lactam antibiotics, their mechanisms of action, manufacture, clinical utility, and pharmacology, this important volume gathers together the work of 33 distinguished experts to provide the most complete coverage of these drugs available in a single source. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics for Clinical Use organizes information from microbiology, fermentation science, organic chemistry, clinical medicine, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics in a unified, interdisciplinary approach ... focuses on the beta-lactams that are, or will shortly be, clinically significant ... identifies both present and projected markets for each antibiotic ... and examines general manufacturing methods for preparing each antibiotic, including the fermentation of intermediates. Containing over 2,300 bibliographic citations of the literature and numerous tables, drawings, and photographs, this book comprises a unique reference for microbiologists and cell biologists; pharmacologists; R & D personnel and research supervisors in the pharmaceutical industry; chemotherapists; toxicologists; industrial and medicinal chemists and biochemists; graduate students in microbiology and pharmacology; and continuing education and staff training programs in microbiology and pharmacology. Book jacket.

Guide to Drug Development

Author: Bert Spilker
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781774241
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by one of the foremost authorities on clinical trials, drug development, and regulatory affairs, Guide to Drug Development is a comprehensive review of the principles and activities involved in developing new drugs, devices, and other medical products. The book covers many topics not discussed in any other textbook and includes timely discussions on electronic clinical trials, registries of clinical trials, data mining, computer simulations and modeling, and changing regulatory standards. Each chapter includes practical tips, lessons, guides, firsthand stories, quotes from experts, and three to six questions for group discussion. The last three chapters present twelve case studies each on clinical trials, regulatory affairs, and management of drug development. Spilker's Guide to Drug Development will be the standard reference text for everyone working on or studying drug discovery or development, in industry, academia, hospitals, government, and independent laboratories.

New Drug Development

Author: J. Rick Turner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441964185
Release Date: 2010-07-16
Genre: Medical

New Drug Development: Second Edition provides an overview of the design concepts and statistical practices involved in therapeutic drug development. This wide spectrum of activities begins with identifying a potentially useful drug candidate that can perhaps be used in the treatment or prevention of a condition of clinical concern, and ends with marketing approval being granted by one or more regulatory agencies. In between, it includes drug molecule optimization, nonclinical and clinical evaluations of the drug’s safety and efficacy profiles, and manufacturing considerations. The more inclusive term lifecycle drug development can be used to encompass the postmarketing surveillance that is conducted all the time that a drug is on the market and being prescribed to patients with the relevant clinical condition. Information gathered during this time can be used to modify the drug (for example, dose prescribed, formulation, and mode of administration) in terms of its safety and its effectiveness. The central focus of the first edition of this book is captured by its subtitle, 'Design, Methodology, and Analysis'. Optimum quality study design and experimental research methodology must be employed if the data collected—numerical representations of biological information—are to be of optimum quality. Optimum quality data facilitate optimum quality statistical analysis and interpretation of the results obtained, which in turn permit optimum quality decisions to be made: Rational decision making is predicated on appropriate research questions and optimum quality numerical information. The book took a non-computational approach to statistics, presenting instead a conceptual framework and providing readers with a sound working knowledge of the importance of design, methodology, and analysis. Not everyone needs to be an expert in statistical analysis, but it is very helpful for work (or aspire to work) in the pharmaceutical and biologics industries to be aware of the fundamental importance of a sound scientific and clinical approach to the planning, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials.

Molecular Diagnostics

Author: George P. Patrinos
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128029886
Release Date: 2016-10-27
Genre: Medical

Molecular Diagnostics, Third Edition, focuses on the technologies and applications that professionals need to work in, develop, and manage a clinical diagnostic laboratory. Each chapter contains an expert introduction to each subject that is next to technical details and many applications for molecular genetic testing that can be found in comprehensive reference lists at the end of each chapter. Contents are divided into three parts, technologies, application of those technologies, and related issues. The first part is dedicated to the battery of the most widely used molecular pathology techniques. New chapters have been added, including the various new technologies involved in next-generation sequencing (mutation detection, gene expression, etc.), mass spectrometry, and protein-specific methodologies. All revised chapters have been completely updated, to include not only technology innovations, but also novel diagnostic applications. As with previous editions, each of the chapters in this section includes a brief description of the technique followed by examples from the area of expertise from the selected contributor. The second part of the book attempts to integrate previously analyzed technologies into the different aspects of molecular diagnostics, such as identification of genetically modified organisms, stem cells, pharmacogenomics, modern forensic science, molecular microbiology, and genetic diagnosis. Part three focuses on various everyday issues in a diagnostic laboratory, from genetic counseling and related ethical and psychological issues, to safety and quality management. Presents a comprehensive account of all new technologies and applications used in clinical diagnostic laboratories Explores a wide range of molecular-based tests that are available to assess DNA variation and changes in gene expression Offers clear translational presentations by the top molecular pathologists, clinical chemists, and molecular geneticists in the field

Complement Therapeutics

Author: John D. Lambris
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461441182
Release Date: 2012-09-19
Genre: Medical

This book highlights progress and trends in the rapidly evolving field of complement-related drug discovery and spotlights examples of clinical applications. As an integral part of innate immunity and critical mediator in homeostatic and inflammatory processes, the human complement system has been identified as contributor to a large number of disorders including ocular, cardiovascular, metabolic, autoimmune, and inflammatory diseases as well as in ischemia/reperfusion injury, cancer and sepsis. In addition, complement is often involved in adverse immune reactions to biomaterials, cell and organ transplants or drug delivery systems. Although the complement cascade with its close to 50 extracellular protein targets has long been recognized as an attractive system for therapeutic modulation, the past few years have seen a particularly strong boost in interest. Fueled by novel research insight and the marketing of the first complement-targeted drugs, a plethora of highly creative treatment approaches and potent drug candidates have recently emerged and are currently evaluated in disease models and clinical trials. The chapters in this book cover a wide range of topics related to the development of complement therapeutics, ranging from the molecular and functional description of complement targets to the presentation of novel inhibitors, improved treatment strategies as well as examples of disease models and clinical applications. The broad and up-to-date overview on a highly versatile and dynamic field renders this book an indispensable source of information for researchers and clinicians dealing with therapeutic and disease-related aspects of the human complement system.

Drug Metabolism in Drug Design and Development

Author: Donglu Zhang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470191686
Release Date: 2007-11-16
Genre: Science

The essentials of drug metabolism vital to developing new therapeutic entities Information on the metabolism and disposition of candidate drugs is a critical part of all aspects of the drug discovery and development process. Drug metabolism, as practiced in the pharmaceutical industry today, is a complex, multidisciplinary field that requires knowledge of sophisticated analytical technologies and expertise in mechanistic and kinetic enzymology, organic reaction mechanism, pharmacokinetic analysis, animal physiology, basic chemical toxicology, preclinical pharmacology, and molecular biology. With chapters contributed by experts in their specific areas, this reference covers: * Basic concepts of drug metabolism * The role of drug metabolism in the pharmaceutical industry * Analytical techniques in drug metabolism * Common experimental approaches and protocols Drug Metabolism in Drug Design and Development emphasizes practical considerations such as the data needed, the experiments and analytical methods typically employed, and the interpretation and application of data. Chapters highlight facts, common protocols, detailed experimental designs, applications, and limitations of techniques. This is a comprehensive, hands-on reference for drug metabolism researchers as well as other professionals involved in pre-clinical drug discovery and development.