Second Week: Medical Innovation
You will broaden your acquired knowledge even more by attending courses in the fields of Medical Innovation. Visionary entrepreneurs will explain you how they develop revolutionary therapeutic innovations in Pharma and MedTech to address global health challenges.
You will learn about various topics and actors in the field, starting with important medical concepts like Personal Medicine and Genetic Testing and their implications for the health insurance market. Secondly, practitioners will give you an insight into problems, which they face in their daily work routine. Therefore we invited experienced physicians from both the university clinics and private practices.
You are going to learn about the development of drugs in the pharmaceutical industry, concentrating on the different stages from having an idea for a new drug all the way to clinical studies. Among others, this will include: hit optimization; lead optimization; different stages in pre-clinical research, from the idea to the development of a compound to cure specific diseases, to the synthesis of the compound; pharmacology as well as toxicology; and clinical studies including its four phases.