UCSF on UCTV: The Promise and the Perils of Drug Development

Medical advances made from the development of new drugs are astounding. However, the competition for potential profit has created many critics. Tune in to UCTV this month for a range of UCSF programs that explore these amazing developments and the dangerous territory that comes with them. These recorded lectures by faculty of the UCSF School of Pharmacy originally were offered to the public as part of UCSF's Mini Medical School at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in autumn 2006. All broadcast times listed below are for the Pacific time zone. Innovations in Drug Delivery: Getting Drugs to Their Targets in the Body Join Frank Szoka, PhD, to find out about the scientific basis for the delivery of drugs to selected sites in the body, why this field of knowledge is vital to optimizing clinical outcomes, and what to expect in the future. 3/5/2007, 5:00 PM 3/5/2007, 8:00 PM 3/6/2007, 9:00 AM 3/7/2007, 12:00 AM 3/8/2007, 3:00 AM 3/9/2007, 6:00 AM 3/10/2007, 1:00 PM 3/11/2007, 12:00 AM 3/11/2007, 12:00 PM The Tightrope of Drug Approval Join R. William Soller, PhD, to explore the delicate balance of scientific, economic and political forces shaping the development of drugs and their approval. Learn how the patient perspective has driven change in the FDA. Find out what's amiss in the drug approval process that contributed to some of the recent celebrated drug safety problems. 3/12/2007, 5:00 PM 3/12/2007, 8:00 PM 3/13/2007, 9:00 AM 3/14/2007, 12:00 AM 3/15/2007, 3:00 AM 3/16/2007, 6:00 AM 3/16/2007, 4:00 PM 3/17/2007, 1:00 PM 3/18/2007, 12:00 PM Personalized Medicine: The Possibilities of Drugs Tailored to Your Genetic Makeup Heralded as the future of medicine, personalized medicines seem to be the answer for making therapeutics more likely to be highly effective and safer. Join Deanna Kroetz, PhD, and learn about macromolecular therapeutics, their promise, and their limitations. 3/19/2007, 5:00 PM 3/19/2007, 8:00 PM 3/20/2007, 9:00 AM 3/21/2007, 12:00 AM 3/22/2007, 3:00 AM 3/23/2007, 6:00 AM 3/23/2007, 4:00 PM 3/24/2007, 1:00 PM 3/25/2007, 12:00 PM Pitfalls and Benefits of Drug Advertising and Promotion What are the benefits and risks of direct to consumer drug advertising? Join R. William Soller, PhD, to learn about the legal and regulatory basis for drug advertising and promotion and the associated ethical and social values. 3/26/2007, 5:00 PM 3/26/2007, 8:00 PM 3/27/2007, 9:00 AM 3/28/2007, 12:00 AM 3/29/2007, 3:00 AM 3/30/2007, 6:00 AM 3/31/2007, 1:00 PM 4/1/2007, 12:00 PM About UCTV The University of California's UCTV provides informational, educational and enrichment programming that draws upon the vast intellectual, scientific and creative talents of the University of California. UCTV delivers documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge research symposiums and artistic performances from each of the ten UC campuses as well as UC's national laboratories and affiliated institutions. UCTV programs are broadcast live and on-demand twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week at the UCTV website using the latest in web-delivery technology. UCTV is also available nationwide on Echostar Satellite's DISH Network, channel 9412, and on cable in parts of California. Related Links: Innovations in Drug Delivery: Getting Drugs to Their Targets in the Body
UCTV The Tightrope of Drug Approval
UCTV Personalized Medicine: The Possibilities of Drugs Tailored to Your Genetic Makeup
UCTV Pitfalls and Benefits of Drug Advertising and Promotion
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