A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development

Other | October 18, 2012

byAli S. Faqi, Ali S. Faqi

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A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Developmentis a resource for toxicologists in industry and regulatory settings, as well as directors working in contract resource organizations, who need a thorough understanding of the drug development process. Incorporating real-life case studies and examples, the book is a practical guide that outlines day-to-day activities and experiences in preclinical toxicology. This multi-contributed reference provides a detailed picture of the complex and highly interrelated activities of preclinical toxicology in both small molecules and biologics. The book discusses discovery toxicology and the international guidelines for safety evaluation, and presents traditional and nontraditional toxicology models. Chapters cover development of vaccines, oncology drugs, botanic drugs, monoclonal antibodies, and more, as well as study development and personnel, the role of imaging in preclinical evaluation, and supporting materials for IND applications.

By incorporating the latest research in this area and featuring practical scenarios, this reference is a complete and actionable guide to all aspects of preclinical drug testing.



  • Chapters written by world-renowned contributors who are experts in their fields
  • Includes the latest research in preclinical drug testing and international guidelines
  • Covers preclinical toxicology in small molecules and biologics in one single source

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A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Developmentis a resource for toxicologists in industry and regulatory settings, as well as directors working in contract resource organizations, who need a thorough understanding of the drug development process. Incorporating real-life case studies and examples, the book is a prac...

Ali Said Faqi, DVM, PhD, DABT, ATS, is a Senior Director of Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology, a Senior Principal Scientist at MPI Research and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Department of OBGYN in Detroit, MI. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig in Germany in 1995...

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Format:OtherDimensions:1024 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. ADME in Drug Discovery
  3. Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetics
  4. Development of Preclinical Formulations for Toxicology Studies
  5. Acute, Sub-Acute, Sub-Chronic and Chronic General Toxicity Testing for Preclinical Drug Development
  6. Contemporary Practices in Core Safety Pharmacology Assessments
  7. Genetic Toxicology Testing
  8. Clinical Pathology
  9. Best Practice in Toxicologic Pathology
  10. Molecular Pathology: Applications in Nonclinical Drug Development
  11. Infusion Toxicology and Techniques
  12. The Preparation of a Preclinical Dossier to Support an Investigational New Drug (IND) Application and First-in-Human Clinical Trials
  13. Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology
  14. Immunotoxicology Assessment in Drug Development
  15. Juvenile Toxicity Testing to Support Clinical Trials in the Pediatric Population
  16. Photosafety: Current Methods and Future Direction
  17. Preclinical Evaluation of Carcinogenicity using the Rodent Two-Year Bioassay
  18. Carcinogenicity Evaluations using Genetically Engineered Animals
  19. Current Strategies for Abuse Liability Assessment of New Chemical Entities
  20. Impact of Product Attributes on Preclinical Safety Evaluation
  21. Preclinical Development of Monoclonal Antibodies
  22. Preclinical Development of Non-Oncogenic Drugs (Small and Large Molecules)
  23. Preclinical Development of Oncology Drugs
  24. Safety Evaluation of Ocular Drugs
  25. Preclinical toxicology of Vaccines
  26. Overview of the Nonclinical Development Strategies and Class-Effects of Oligonucleotide-Based Therapeutics
  27. Nonclinical Safety Assessment of Botanical Drugs
  28. Regulatory Toxicology
  29. New Drug Regulation and Approval in China
  30. Biostatistics for Toxicologists
  31. Role of Study Director and Study Monitor in Drug Development
  32. Use of Imaging for Preclinical Evaluation
  33. Predictive Toxicology: Biological Assay Platforms
  34. Toxicometabolomics: Technology and Applications
  35. Toxicogenomics in Preclinical Development
  36. Practical Aspects of Developing In-Licensed Pharmaceutical Products: The Virtual Development Paradigm