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Predictive Toxicology in Drug Safety

Predictive Toxicology in Drug Safety

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Cambridge University Press
Edition: Illustrated, 9/27/2010
EAN 9780521763646, ISBN10: 0521763649

Hardcover, 404 pages, 25.4 x 18.3 x 2.5 cm
Language: English

According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 'developing new scientific approaches to detecting, understanding, predicting and preventing adverse events' was a critical path to the future of drug safety. This book brings together a collection of state-of-the-art chapters, written by experts in the drug safety field. It provides information on the present knowledge of drug side effects and their mitigation strategy during drug discovery, gives guidance for risk assessment and promotes evidence-based toxicology. Each specific area of toxicology relevant for drug discovery is discussed in detail, including theory, experimental approaches and data interpretation supported by comprehensive up-to-date references. Many chapters provide fascinating case studies, which are of general interest for those who have basic science training and are interested in how chemicals interact with the human body.

Part I. Specific Areas of Predictive Toxicology
1. The human predictive value of combined animal toxicity testing
current state and emerging approaches Harry M. Olson and Thomas S. Davies
2. Screening approaches for genetic toxicity Jiri Aubrecht
3. Cardiac safety Martin Traebert and Berengere Dumotier
4. Predicting drug-induced liver injury
safer patients or safer drugs? Jinghai James Xu
5. In vitro evaluation of metabolic drug-drug interactions Albert P. Li
6. Reliability of reactive metabolite and covalent binding assessments in prediction of idiosyncratic drug toxicity Amit S. Kalgutkar
7. Immunotoxicology of haptens and nucleic acids Jörg Vollmer
8. Predictive models for neurotoxicity assessment Lucio G. Costa, Gennaro Giordano and Marina Guizzetti
9. De-risking developmental toxicity-mediated drug attrition in the pharmaceutical industry Terence R. S. Ozolins
Part II. Integrated Approaches of Predictive Toxicology
10. Integrated approaches to lead optimization
improving the therapeutic index Laszlo Urban, Jianling Wang, Dejan Bojanic and Susan Ward
11. Predictive toxicology approaches for oncology drugs Timothy J. Maziasz, Vivek J. Kadambi and Carl L. Alden
12. Mechanism-based toxicity studies for drug development Monicah A. Otieno and Lois D. Lehman-McKeeman
13. Fish embryos as alternative models for drug safety evaluation Stefan Scholz, Anita Büttner, Nils Klüver and Joaquin Guinea
14. The role of genetic-modified mouse models in predictive toxicology Glenn H. Cantor
15. Toxicogenomic and pathway analysis Bin Lu
16. Drug safety biomarkers David Gerhold and Frank D. Sistare
17. Application of TK/PD modeling in predicting dose-limiting toxicity Li J. Yu, Lee Silverman, Carl Alden, Guohui Liu, Shimoga Prakash and Frank Lee
18. Prediction of therapeutic index of antibody-based therapeutics
mathematical modeling approaches Kapil Mayawala and Bruce Gomes
19. Vaccine toxicology
non-clinical predictive strategies Sarah Gould and Raymond Oomen.