Course Code: SBMS3213
Course Title: Drug Design and Development
Unit: 3
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Major Elective
Concentration Area: Nil
Year of Study: Year 3 or above
Term: 2
Pre-requisit:: SBMS2106
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Dr ROSA Julia Macedo


This course aims to equip students with the essential knowledge in novel drug development. Key chemical properties and structural considerations of typical drug candidates will be introduced. Established drug assay platforms will be explained in the context of their uses in evaluation of drug efficacy and safety. Over the course of discussing the above, students will also learn about classical drug examples that were successful as well as those that have failed at various stages of the drug development process.

Offering Year: 2018/19 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.