Advanced Medicinal Chemistry (AMC)

Course description Advanced Medicinal Chemistry (AMC)
Year: 2017-2018
Catalog number: 4423ADMC6 (AMC)
Teacher(s):
  • Dr. M. van der Stelt
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6
Level: 500
Period: Semester 2, Block IV
  • Yes Elective choice
  • Yes Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Advanced Medicinal Chemistry
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Core course in MSc Chemistry – Chemical Biology, elective course MSc Chemistry, MSc Life Science and Technology

Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 2016-2017

The course introduces the students to the theory and methods of medicinal chemistry and its role in drug discovery.
The aims are:

  • to raise students’ interest & enthusiasm for the field of medicinal chemistry & drug discovery.
  • to give an introduction of the most important concepts and methods used in rational drug design and their application in drug discovery in relation to (molecular) pharmacology, toxicology and structural biology.
  • to give the student sufficient background to interpret structure-activity relationships and fundamental principles governing the molecular interactions of a drug with its target.
  • to introduce the latest developments and insights in the field of medicinal chemistry & drug discovery.
  • to allow students to solve problems that are rooted the biological domain with chemical tools, which are found and optimized through a medicinal chemistry approach.

Literature

Basic Principles of Drug Discovery and Development, Benjamin E. Blass ISBN 978-0-12-411508-8, 1st print.

Assessment method

Written exam

Expected Background

Basic knowledge of protein structure and organic chemistry at the level of Molecular Chemistry/Synthetic Organic Chemistry.

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