E10: Making of a Drug – 52327
(2 hrs/week, 2 CP; Fall 2020, Lecture series with speakers from industry and academia)
Dominic Hoepfner, Torsten Schwede
The “Making of a drug” is an endeavor that usually takes 15 years or more, involves hundreds ofscientists, and consumes a budget of more than 2 billion Swiss Francs on average. No single individual is an expert on all aspects of such a project complex and challenging project. It requires resilience,engagement and team spirit with deep scientific commitment on a global scale. However, a fundamental understanding, by everyone involved, of the problems encountered along the way is considered a key ingredient for success.