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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Phar 650: Formulation Development


This course involves practical and theoretical principles involved in the development of pharmaceutical formulations including immediate and modified release oral dosage forms, sterile drug products, transdermal formulations, nasal sprays, ocular formulations, inhalation delivery, and semisolid formulations. Emphasis is placed on developing formulations based on the physical and chemical properties of the drug substance and intended use of the drug product. Development of formulations using experimental design, including Quality-by-Design principles, are covered. Guest lecturers with expertise in pre-formulation and formulation development will provide students with the opportunity to discuss problems relevant to the industry. The course will require students to critically review and present publications in small groups and complete assign assignments.

3 Credits

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Phar 650
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