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Pharmacotherapy: Understanding Biotechnology Products

Improve your clinical pharmacy knowledge and learn the principles, techniques and tools used to create biotechnology products.

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Pharmacotherapy: Understanding Biotechnology Products

Assess and review findings from clinical research of biotechnology products

On this course, you’ll enhance your working knowledge of pharmacotherapy by understanding the principles and technologies of therapeutic protein products.

You’ll study the history and learn about the various techniques and tools involved in making biotechnology products.

Through clinical research and case-based exercises, you’ll explore everything from immunogenicity and formulation to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Ultimately, you’ll discover the full scope of biotechnology products, from bench research to clinical use, and learn how to evaluate PK/PD correlations of biotechnology products.

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What topics will you cover?

-History of biotechnology products

-Principles, techniques and tools of biotechnology products

-Immunogenicity of biotechnology products

-Formulation of Biotechnology Products

-PK/PD Correlations of Biotechnology Products

-Biotechnology Products Review

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Improve pharmacotherapy knowledge by understanding principles of biotechnology products.
  • Assess clinical findings with pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics results from clinical research of biotechnology products.
  • Compare different formulations of biotechnology products used in clinical practice.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for any student or practitioner who’d like to enhance their clinical pharmacy knowledge.

This includes undergraduate pharmacy students, post-graduate pharmacy students, and pharmacists in clinical practice.

Who will you learn with?

Professor and Associate Dean
College of Pharmacy
Taipei Medical University

Visiting Professor of School of Pharmacy
Taipei Medical University

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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