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Author Mckerrow, James H., (University of California San Francisco, USA), speaker

Title The challenge of developing drugs for neglected parasitic diseases / James H. Mckerrow
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (27 min.) : color, sound)
Series Small molecule drug discovery, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Small molecule drug discovery
Contents Contents: The challenges of discovering and developing drugs for neglected tropical diseases -- What is meant by a "neglected tropical disease"? -- Identification of the organisms responsible for neglected tropical diseases -- Alternative approaches to drug discovery including both target-based approach and phenotypic approach -- Specific examples for drug leads or drug candidates discovered by these approaches -- Repurposing of existing drugs for use against neglected tropical diseases
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
Title from title frames
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Subject Drug development.
Rare diseases -- Treatment.
Tropical medicine.
Drug Discovery -- methods.
Molecular Targeted Therapy.
Neglected Diseases -- drug therapy.
Neglected Diseases -- parasitology.
Neglected Diseases -- prevention & control.
Parasitic Diseases -- drug therapy.
Parasitic Diseases -- prevention & control.
Tropical Medicine.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video