Biomarkers in drug discovery and development

Miriam Lynn, Gillian O'Hurley, Adrian Coyle, Balazs Balint, Marina Alamanou, William Gallagher

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The use of biomarkers is a rapidly emerging theme within the drug development arena, given their capacity to facilitate the generation of more effective and safer medicines. This entry reviews the presence of biomarkers in the development of new pharmaceutical drugs, the technology associated with biomarkers, and different types of disease and drug related biomarkers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
EditorsJames Swarbrick
Number of pages194
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-84184-820-4
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 30 Jul 2013


  • biomarkers
  • drug discovery

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