Innovation in the pharmaceutical industry the process of drug discovery and development

1. Introduction -- 2. Technological change and the pharmaceutical industry -- 3. Cardiovascular drugs -- 4. Anti-asthmatic drugs -- 5. Histamine H2 antagonists -- 6. LHRH analogues -- 7. Three case studies of pharmaceutical innovation in Japan -- 8. The process of drug discovery and development -- 9...

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Main Author: Hara, Takuji
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K E. Elgar c2003
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Introduction -- 2. Technological change and the pharmaceutical industry -- 3. Cardiovascular drugs -- 4. Anti-asthmatic drugs -- 5. Histamine H2 antagonists -- 6. LHRH analogues -- 7. Three case studies of pharmaceutical innovation in Japan -- 8. The process of drug discovery and development -- 9. Conclusion
Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry traces the discovery and development of drugs in Japan and the UK both historically and sociologically. It includes sixteen case studies of major pharmaceutical developments in the twentieth century, encompassing, amongst others, beta-blockers, beta-stimulants, inhaled steroids and histamine H2-antagonists
Physical Description:ix, 271 p ill
ISBN:9781843765660
9781843760504
1843760509