Advances in Precision Medicine

BCH 2024H

This module will provide an overview of cutting-edge research in the area of Precision Medicine. Precision Medicine seeks to develop next-generation therapeutics and diagnostic approaches that target specific disease states and molecular-level alterations that occur in subsets of patients. The convergence of biology, chemistry and engineering in this area will be highlighted. Next-generation systems for drug discovery, new target identification, and diagnostic development will be some of the topics reviewed. This course is literature focused and will survey recent advances in the field.


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Add date – Deadline to submit request – November 13, 2020
Drop date – Students have until the day before the first class to drop the course.  Students can only drop the course after the first class with the permission of the instructor.

Course Next Offered

Winter 2021 (March - May)

Course Time and Location

Start date: March 30th
End date: May 4th

Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
Time: 2 pm
Location: Online

Enrollment Limit

Yes — 20

Method of Student Evaluation

Students will be expected to present a research article (40% of the total grade), to participate in discussions (20% of the total grade) and write a short (5 page) review article on one of the assigned topics related to the course content (40% of the total grade).


Shana O. Kelley

Shana O. Kelley

MSB, Room 5326
1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

Leslie Dan, 9th Floor
144 College Street

Stephane Angers

Stephane Angers

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
144 College Street, Room 901
Toronto, ON

Last Updated 29 October 2020