Developing New Drugs



This video focus’ on some of the aspects of ‘Working Scientifically’ in the context of producing suitable medications. Drug trialling is a rigorous process because there have been significant mistakes made in the past by not testing thoroughly enough. The use of computer models to solve the problem of which chemicals could work in medication is part of specification reference WS1.1b, while the elimination of bias is part of specification reference WS1.3g, ‘Being objective’ in investigative science.

Key Words

double-blind trial, placebo, independent company, blind trial, bias, effective, clinical trial