An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry (Paperback)
An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, Seventh Edition, offers a complete and accessible approach to this multidisciplinary field. Its student-friendly writing style makes this text an ideal tool for those coming to the subject for first time, but also for students looking to deepen their understanding. From principles to practice, accompanied by examples and case studies emerging from current biomedical research, this book will equip students with a robust understanding of medicinal chemistry, and to prepare them for future success.
About the Author
Graham Patrick, Associate Lecturer, University of the West of Scotland Graham Patrick, Lecturer in Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, University of the West of Scotland. Dr Graham Patrick gained his BSc Honours at Glasgow University, winning the McKay-Smith Prize for Chemistry. He completed his PhD with Professor Kirby and Professor Robins studying the biosynthesis of gliotoxin and related fungal metabolites. Following this, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a research chemist and radiochemist on a variety of projects that included topic areas such as opioids, antibacterial agents and antidepressants. His academic career has included positions at Leeds and Strathclyde Universities as well as the Australian National University. He joined the University of Paisley (now the University of the West of Scotland) in 1990, teaching medicinal chemistry and drug design. Currently, he is an Associate Lecturer with the Open University, an author of scientific textbooks and fiction, and an historical archivist