2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 6650 - Medicinal Chemistry I

Prerequisite: one year of undergraduate organic chemistry. Recommended: an advanced undergraduate organic chemistry course. Medicinal chemistry is the investigation, discovery, and development of therapeutic agents. A key concept is the understanding of the relationship between chemical structure and drug activity. This course is interdisciplinary in its approach, with the goals of understanding drug action and designing new drugs. Medicinal chemistry incorporates knowledge of a wide scope of disciplines, such as chemistry, biology, and pharmacology. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of medicinal chemistry and surveys major classes of drugs. 3 credits.