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Drug Discovery for Psychiatric Disorders by Zoran Rankovic
  

Drug Discovery for Psychiatric Disorders

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Drug Discovery for Psychiatric Disorders by Zoran Rankovic

1.An authorative reference on the background and advances in psychiatric drug discovery2.Current treatments often have unpleasant side effects, there is a need to develop more effective treatments3.Medicinal chemists, pharmacologists, biochemists, those working in psychiatric drug development4.MedChemComm, Issues in Toxicology Series5.Covers the evolution, major advances, challenges and future directions in drug discovery and medicinal chemistry for major psychiatric disorders

About the Author

Zoran Rankovic is a Senior Research Fellow and a Head of Medicinal Chemistry section at MSD, Merck Research Laboratories, U.K. 15 years experience in drug discovery with a track record of delivering compounds into the development for a number of therapeutic areas, including psychiatry. Over a decade of a direct involvement in shaping the early discovery portfolio for the neuroscience franchise. Zoran has a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Leeds, UK. Richard Hargreaves is Vice President and Worldwide Head of Neuroscience Discovery Research at Merck - completed his doctorate through the Physiology Department at King's College London University UK. Joined Merck's Neuroscience Research Center in Harlow UK in 1988. Leader of the discovery biology teams that contributed to the development of MAXALT(R) (rizatriptan) for the treatment of migraine and EMEND(R) (aprepitant) and IVEMEND(R) (fosaprepitant), novel agents that advance the protective pharmacotherapy of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and post-operative nausea and vomiting. In 1999 he became Vice President Worldwide Head of Imaging with the assignment to establish and lead a worldwide imaging research strategy for Merck Research Laboratories. Matilda Bingham is currently Team Leader in the Medicinal Chemistry Department, MSD; 8 years research experience in neuroscience research in a pharmaceutical setting, participating and leading teams in the neuroscience area, specialising in the transporter and GPCR target classes.

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Book Info

Publication date

31st October 2012

Author

Zoran Rankovic

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Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Format

Hardback
590 pages

Categories

Pharmacology
Psychiatry
Chemistry

ISBN

9781849733656

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