Main Themes and Concluding Comments

  • J. Rick Turner


This book has provided an introductory overview of the immensely complex process of lifecycle drug development. Since various aspects of this process have been discussed individually in the preceding chapters, this final chapter takes a more global view. It brings together threads that have run throughout the individual chapters and presents an integrative summary of topics discussed to date. Following these summary discussions, several new topics are introduced.


Drug Development Numerical Representation Precision Medicine Estimate Treatment Effect Drug Development Process 
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