Gen. Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΓενική Φαρμακευτική Χημεία / Gen. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013754

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Farmakeutikīs (2018-)

Registered students: 156
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΝΠ18-01 Mathematics in Pharmaceutical Scineces
Learning Outcomes
The students will acquire knowledge on the principles of drug design and the use of contemporary pharmacochemical methods. They will learn about the pharmacophore structure, the structure of the biological target, bioisosterism, important physicochemical parameters, the quantitative structure activity relationship and biological activity, molecular modeling, the ADME principles and the principles of bioinorganic medicinal chemistry. Overall, the students will acquire knowledge on the requirements and difficulties encountered in the process of designing a drug substance to become a Drug.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Educational Material Types
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1) Richard B. Silverman “The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action”, Academic Press, 2004, ISBN-10: 0126437327. 2) Corwin Hansch and Albert Leo “Exploring QSAR”, ACS Professional Reference Book, American Chemical Society, QP517.S85S97, 1995.
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