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The course gives an overview of the ADME process and covers concepts such as solubility, permeability, Pgp, CYP 450’s, Phase 1 & 2 metabolism, glomerular filtration and enteropathic cycling. It demystifies pharmacokinetic terms such as t1/2, clearance and volume of distribution.

Interactive workshops place heavy emphasis on the use of current medicinal chemistry literature to solve recurrent ADME issues. Using the ‘succeed through the literature approach’ participants will distil out working solutions to issues such as solubility, oral absorption, CNS penetration and duration of action.

Who should attend

Recommended to medicinal chemists who have recently joined the pharmaceutical industry and more experienced medicinal chemists (up to 5 years in industry) who wish to pull together a range of notions they have picked up in the course of their projects. It is also suited to students & academics who have an interest in current issues in the drug discovery process.
 

Masterclass programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Aims of Masterclass

9:30 Lecture 1. Digestion

10:10 Round table: Routes of administration

10:30 Lecture 2. Solubility

11:10 Morning Coffee

11:30 Lecture 2. Solubility & Workshop

12:15 Networking Lunch

13:15 Lecture 3. Permeability & P-gp

14:15 Lecture 4. Liver Metabolism

15:15 Afternoon Tea

15:30 Lecture 5. Pharmacokinetics

16:00 What have we learned?

16:30 End of Masterclass

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CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

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