Canada Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry University Programs
Browse through the list of Canadian Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry bachelor, masters, and doctorate courses, programs and degrees offered by universities in Canada.
What is Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry?
Pharmaceutical chemistry (also called medicinal chemistry) is the study of the chemistry of drugs. It involves the identification, synthesis, and development of new chemical entities suitable for therapeutic use. It also includes the study of existing drugs and their biological properties. Pharmaceutical chemistry is focused on quality aspects of medicines and aims to assure fitness for the purpose of medicinal products.
Natural products chemistry (also called pharmacognosy) is the study of the chemistry of medicines or drugs derived from natural sources such as plants and microbes.