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SLAS2015 Short Courses

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Drug Discovery

This course is designed to equip biologists and chemists with an understanding of the principles of pharmacology as applied to the drug discovery process. Specifically, the two days will center on Pharmacokinetics (day 1) and Pharmacodynamics (day 2). This can be considered as being loosely based on the dose-response relationship as knowledge of both of these variables are needed in the assessment of therapeutic value.

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Terry Kenakin

Terry Kenakin Ph.D.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Beginning his career as a synthetic chemist, Terry Kenakin received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the Unversity of Alberta, Edmonton Canada. He joined Burrough-Wellcome as an associate Scientist and worked in drug discpovery at Glaxo Inc., GlaxoWellcome and finally GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development laboratories at Research Triangle Park, N.C. USA. Dr Kenakin currently is a professor of Pharmacology in the Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill NC. He is a member of numerous editorial boards as well as co-editor in Chief of the Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction and Current Opinion in Pharmacology. He also has written numerous articles and 10 books on Pharmacology.