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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHS 614 - Biologics

This required course includes clinical, pharmaceutical, and economic impact of biotechnology products in pharmacy, including monoclonal antibodies, interleukins, human growth factors, antigens, oligonucleotides, DNase, and interferons, and their sources, isolation, and design. Other topics include identification of organisms (viruses, bacteria, protozoan, helminth) which cause disease, the immune responses to infections/cancers, modern strategies utilized to produce vaccines and immunotherapeutics, community health issues related to successful delivery of the products to those in need, and specific infectious diseases and progress in developing vaccines and immunotherapeutics. (Offered fall semester.) 2 credits