Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Biomedical Research


Price: $0 for OLLI Members    $20 for non-members

Dates & Time: Wednesday, March 13th, 2:00-3:30

Class Type: In-Person, Concord Center

Instructor: Robert Enteen

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Course Description

Biomedical research involves studies of biological processes and the causes, prevention, treatment, and cure of diseases in humans and animals. This class will focus on the complex process of new drug development and approval, as well as the social and economic factors that affect patient access to and use of approved medications. Case examples will be used to explain such matters as the distinction between basic and applied research; types of research design; peer review; stages in testing drug safety and efficacy; ethical issues in the use of humans and animals in research; cultural differences in beliefs about health, disease, and treatment; as well as current innovations and trends in drug research and development. 

Q&A and class discussion will be encouraged.


Additional information

Course Term


Day of the Week



Robert Enteen, Ph.D.

Event Type


Event Details

Date: 2024-03-13

Start time: 02:00 PST

End time: 03:30 PST

Venue: In-Person, Concord Center


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