Career Center




Ethical and Social Issues in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries

Date:   01/08/2008 - 03/14/2008
Tuesdays 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Location:   TBA
Units:   2

Course details:   Stanford Business School is offering a 2 unit course on the biotech and pharma industries this Winter Qtr at GSB. (Tuesdays at 5:15 - 6:45 pm, see attached syllabus) The course will pair medical students with MBA students in teams to learn about the industry with a primary focus on managing the ethical and social issues that are common in these companies.  Subjects range from start-up biotech vs big pharma issues, university-industry alliances, clinical research management, third world country research, regulatory approval of novel therapeutics, accurate representation of clinical data, product safety, marketing, and product withdrawals, and direct to consumer advertising.  Attending some classes also will be industry executives, venture capitalists, attorneys, and scientists. 
Additional information and/or registration:   Non-MBA Stanford biosciences and medical students can register through the instructor. Postdoctoral Scholars are eligible to audit this course. Only a limited number of spaces will be available in this class. If you would like to enroll (to register or audit), please contact the instructor: Margaret Eaton at .

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