Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences are world leaders in pharmacology, drug development, and clinical research. Courses are taught by faculty, including Craig LindsleyFred GuengerichJohn Wikswo, and more that are pioneering the future of academia-industry partnership in drug discovery and development. By investing in the early stages of research and developing external relationships our faculty have pioneered innovative approaches to drug design and development that synergies with industry partners.

Drug Discovery Online is a series of non-credit online courses, taught by leaders in the field, that provide details into the science, concepts, process and business of drug discovery and development. Through these courses, students can catch up, get ahead, or pivot within the drug discovery and biotechnology sector.

Drug Discovery Online is part of the Education, Experiences, and Public Outreach program within the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. It provides online professional, executive development, digital media, and outreach support for our Basic Science faculty to connect with learners around the world.

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