Medicines By Design
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2006
Number of pages: 60
This educational booklet about pharmacology explains how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. Medicines By Design describes the science of pharmacology, discusses how drugs work in the body, and presents some of the latest research developments in the field.
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