This course will equip students with an understanding on how to write an orphan drug designation application.
The students will learn about the Orphan Drug Act 1983 and the problems of developing therapies for rare diseases. The class will be sub divided into teams of 4-5 students. The teams will work on developing a professional, high standard, application. All participants will meet together with Dr Phillips for Q&A once a week. There will be regular meetings between each team and Dr Phillips to discuss progress.