Principles of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Development (SPPS 263A, B) is a new two-quarter course covering topics including target discovery, lead discovery and early preclinical drug development (A) and lead optimization, late stage preclinical development, regulatory affaires, and clinical trials (B).
Connecting Scientist, Enabling Discovery
Too many people and families desperately need help with serious diseases like cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. We started the Center for Drug Discovery Innovation (CDDI) to help discover new treatments and cures. We work in two main ways:
- From discovery to cure: When a UC San Diego researcher has a new idea for how to treat a disease, this is just a beginning. The CDDI evaluates new ideas and helps advance the most promising ones.
Innovating drug discovery: The journey from idea to treatment is long, costly, and too often unsuccessful. CDDI scientists and engineers are inventing new technologies to surmount the obstacles and navigate this process faster and more effectively.