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Introduction to Toxicology for the Non-Specialist

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As many late stage failures and drug recalls result from unexpected toxicity in humans, a wider understanding of this field can help identify these problems earlier in development. Toxicology is a huge discipline, daunting if you need to communicate effectively with your toxicologists. This hands-on training course will give you everything you need to know to get a grip of this fascinating subject and increase your confidence when interacting with specialists.

  • Gain a better understanding of toxicology at a level which is easy
    to grasp
  • Understand the importance of toxicology studies and where they
    fit in the drug development cycle
  • Study a range of examples of drugs which have failed in late
    stages of development due to toxicity
  • Gain insight into toxicity issues across a range of drug
    administration routes
  • Explore the huge range of disciplines in toxicology along with how
    they fit into the jigsaw of drug safety studies
  • Examine case studies of toxicology of NCEs and biologics
  • Learn how to apply the knowledge gained to be more effective in
    your role

PTI has a faculty of expert trainers who have up-to-date and practical knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry gained from first-hand experience. Each trainer has specific experience in his/her own subject area, and has been recruited by PTI to focus on this topic. We follow a rigorous recruitment and selection process to ensure that each of your trainers fulfi ls the following stringent criteria before they become part of the PTI Faculty:

  • Minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • Practical, hands-on approach to course delivery
  • Able to present training sessions that deliver practical learning objectives
  • Uses interactive learning methods that involve participants fully

This course is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with toxicology data but does not require specialist knowledge in this field. No previous knowledge of toxicology is assumed. It will be of particular benefit to professionals working in:

  • Development
  • Pre-clinical
  • Phase I
  • Licensing
  • Clinical Operations
  • Project Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Data Management
  • Drug Safety
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Registration

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