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Catalog: Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs.
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Training Program: Regulatory Affairs: Essentials of Monoclonal Antibodies
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment.
Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs for short) are the leading products of biotechnology. Drugs based on mAbs dominate the list of top-selling medicines worldwide. In addition, mAbs have many uses in medical diagnosis, in laboratory analysis, and in the biotechnology industry itself.
This module will introduce you to monoclonal antibodies, explaining how they work, how they are made, and the many uses to which they are put.
Once all course requirements have been satisfied, a certificate of completion is immediately available. Course takers can attempt the final assessment any number of times, as needed, in order to achieve a passing grade of 75% or better.
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Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.
The Regulatory Affairs: Essentials of Monoclonal Antibodies course is found in the following professional certification program(s):
Module overview - An outline of the module's scope and objectives, and notes on terminology.
Structure and functions of antobodies - In this session we discuss the role of natural antibodies and outline how the dream of creating 'magic bullets' to fight disease has been realised. We identify the structural components of antibodies and describe their actions. We distinguish types of monoclonal antibody by their non-human and human components. Finally, we sketch how some therapeutic mAbs can be linked to cell-killing agents to increase their effectiveness against cancer.
Production of mAbs - Production of a mAb proceeds from the generation of a cell line possessing the mAb's gene sequence, through bulk cell culture, to isolation and purification of the antibody. In this session we describe options for generation of the cell line, we outline the downstream production processes, and we identify important issues for the assurance of product quality.
Uses of mAbs - In this session we describe the wide range of uses for mAbs in laboratory analysis, in-vivo diagnosis and therapy, and purification in the biotechnology industry. We give examples of mAb products in each category of application.
Assessment - Multiple-choice mastery assessment.
Who will benefit from this module? This module will benefit anyone educated in science to high school level or beyond who wants an introduction to the basics of monoclonal antibodies.
Objectives - Describe the structure and function of antibodies in the body - Distinguish types of monoclonal antibody by their source and constitution - Outline important factors in the production of mAbs - Identify major uses of mAbs
All Courses in the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Catalog:
|Regulatory Affairs: Essentials for Human Medicinal Products - EU and US: This foundation-level training program is the ideal introduction for entrants new to the field of pharmaceutical compliance and regulatory affairs. It describes the principal requirements needed in order to mai ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Orphan Drug Application - EU and US: Medicines for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of rare diseases have become known as 'orphan drugs' because they are commercially unattractive. Development of such products is successfully encouraged thr ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Preparing Submissions in the Common Technical Document (CTD) Format: The CTD is the internationally recognized standard format for submissions to medicines regulatory authorities. Its use is mandatory for all applications in the European Economic Area, required for prescription ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD): The eCTD specification has been developed to facilitate the global electronic submission, review and lifecycle management of medicinal product dossiers for regulatory applications. It broadens the scope of the ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: How to Gain Approval to Market Generic Drugs in the US: This course outlines the legislative and regulatory context for the development of generic drugs and describes the essential role of the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) in gaining marketing approval. Th ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Submitting a New Drug Application (NDA) to Obtain Approval to Market in the US: An NDA (New Drug Application) is a regulatory vehicle through which sponsors formally propose that the FDA approve a new drug for marketing and sale in the USA. For successful approval, what format and content ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: The European Centralized Procedure (CP): This online course describes the procedure's various players, the duration and sequence of the stages involved, and requirements on timing, format, and content of submissions. In the Centralized Procedure, one ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: The Mutual Recognition Procedure (MRP): The Mutual Recognition Procedure is one of three routes available to applicants to gain multinational Marketing Authorization within the European Economic Area (EEA) on the basis of a single application. A nati ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Variations to Marketing Authorizations in Europe: Changes to the terms of marketing authorizations for medicinal products, called variations in Europe, must be notified to or approved by the relevant regulatory authorities. Variations include changes to the co ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: The Decentralised Procedure (DCP): The DCP is one of three routes available to applicants to gain multinational marketing authorization within the European Economic Area (EEA) on the basis of a single application. It can be used only for a produ ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Registration of Drugs Based on Monoclonal Antibodies: This course addresses characteristic issues influencing the registration of medicinal products based on monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), for use in humans. Regulatory requirements for the registration of biologica ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: The Regulatory Pathway to Licensing Follow-on Biologics (Biosimilars) in the USA: The regulation of biological medicinal products is governed by different laws from those that apply to small-molecule synthetic drugs. Producing faithful copies of therapeutic proteins is more challenging than ... Learn more|
|Regulatory Affairs: Essentials of Monoclonal Antibodies: Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs for short) are the leading products of biotechnology. Drugs based on mAbs dominate the list of top-selling medicines worldwide. In addition, mAbs have many uses in medical diagnosis, ... Learn more|
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