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Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 502. Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development. 4 crs. A course designed to introduce and apply the principles of formulation and development of pharmaceutical products. Emphasis is on prolonged or controlled release of drugs. Independent student research projects are used to evaluate student research management and problem solving skills. Student presentations on current topics of drug delivery and formulation and development are required. Lecture, two hours; laboratory, eight hours. 504. Regulatory Aspects of Industrial Practice. 2 crs. The principal foci of this course are the Federal government’s regulation of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries research and development, manufacturing, approval, and marketing of drugs and drug products and, to a lesser extent, diagnostic agents and devices, cosmetic, and foods; the concept of intellectual property (i.e., patents, trade secrets, etc.) and its role in the pharmaceutical and related industries. Lecture, two hours. 505. Cosmetic Science and Technology. 2 crs. An overview of cosmetic products embracing their rationale, historical development and dermatologic aspects. Stress is placed on product formulation although methods of product evaluation are discussed as well. Lecture, two hours. 506. Cosmetic Science and Technology Laboratory. 1 cr. The focus of the laboratory is on the formulation and bench-scale preparation of cosmetic and dermatologic products using a wide range of adjuvants unique to the cosmetic industry. Product categories include makeup, eye shadow, mascara, and lipstick, as well as preparations for the skin and hair. Laboratory, four hours. 507. Exploratory Data Analysis. 3 crs. The course addresses in depth exploratory data analysis as a prelude to mathematical modeling with emphasis on data transformation and graphical or data visualization methodologies. Lecture, three hours 509. Pharmaceutical Unit Operations — Solids. 3 crs. A course designed to introduce the principles and concepts of pharmaceutical unit operations of solid dosage forms using a thermodynamic approach. Lecture materials will be supplemented by visual interactive computer simulations of pharmaceutical unit operations, guest lecturers from the pharmaceutical industry, and visits to pharmaceutical companies. Lecture-computer lab, three hours.

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