Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy Students

Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy Students

Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Metabolism

The primary objective of this 4-volume book series is to educate PharmD students on the subject of medicinal chemistry. The book set serves as a reference guide to pharmacists on aspects of chemical ...
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Introduction

Pp. 1-12 (12)

M. O. Faruk Khan and Ashok Philip

Abstract

This chapter is an introduction to the overall role of pharmacist and the significance of medicinal chemistry in pharmacy education. After study of this chapter students will be able to: • Discuss the role of the pharmacist • Highlight the history of medicinal chemistry • Illustrate the relevance of medicinal chemistry in pharmacy education • Recognize the significance of medicinal chemistry in pharmacy education • State important definitions in medicinal chemistry and pharmacy.

Keywords:

Common terms in medicinal chemistry, Domains of medicinal chemistry, History of medicinal chemistry, Pharmacy education, Role of pharmacist.

Affiliation:

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Marshall University School of Pharmacy, Huntington, WV, USA.