CH-604 / 1 credit

Teacher: Quancard Jean

Language: English


Every 2 years


We will cover key concepts of Medicinal Chemistry, from identification of active chemical starting points to how they are optimized to deliver drug candidates. We will use real case studies from the pharmaceutical industry. Students will design compounds to solve Medicinal Chemistry problems.


Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Organic chemistry

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Apply common strategies to modify a chemical structure to optimize these properties
  • Recognize understand key concepts of medicinal chemistry and the properties of drug candidates



Important literature references will be provided.

In the programs

  • Number of places: 25
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Medicinal chemistry: concepts and case studies from the pharmaceutical industry
  • Lecture: 10 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 4 Hour(s)
  • Type: optional

Reference week

Related courses

Results from