Universität Wien FIND

323106 VU Safety testing and risk assessment in drug development - MPS5 (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 32 - Pharmazie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Language: English

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture will provide a basic understanding of toxicological evaluations of drugs and chemicals, and the processing of toxicity tests. The students will be confronted with internationally accepted standard and alternative methods for safety testings in accordance to Guidelines that are used by professionals in industry, academia, and government to uncover potential risks like carcinogenicity, genotoxicity, reprotoxicity, etc. Addtionally, this course provides a brief overview of the aspects of regulatory risk assessment practices most relevant to estimate levels of exposure that are unlikely to produce negative health-related consequences. Finally, the attendees should put the acquired knowledge in practice by working in small groups on relevant toxicological questions.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grading consists oft two parts: written examination (50%) and oral presentation (50%). For a positive completion of the course 60% are required.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The final grading consists oft two parts: written examination (50%) and oral presentation (50%). For a positive completion of the course 60% are required.

Examination topics

The topics of the examination stems from the contents of the lecture (script).

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