Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services

Biotechnology

  • American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
    www.asgct.org/
    Provides news links, position statements, and some course materials
  • ASHP Emerging Sciences Resource Center
    http://www.ashp.org/EmergingSciences
    This ASHP Resource Center is an area for pharmacists to obtain additional information and resources about the emerging sciences including gene therapy, pharmacogenomics, translational research, nanotechnology and biosimilars.
  • Biotechnology Industry Organization
    www.bio.org
    Provides biotech news, statistics, regulatory policies and research
  • Food and Drug Administration. Human Gene Therapies: Novel Product Development.
    www.fda.gov/downloads/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm219770.pdf
    Provides basic information for consumers, including definition, mechanism, and potential uses of gene therapy.
  • Genetics Home Reference
    www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov
    National Library of Medicine's reference for the layperson on genetic diseases and terminology.
  • MEDLINEplus
    www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
    A consumer health library from the National Library of Medicine.
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information
    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    NCBI provides databases, tools for analyzing genome data. See >Educational resources for primer on biotech topics. See >Genomic biology for great resources on the human genone.
  • PHRMA
    www.phrma.org/medicines-development-biologics
    Good articles on biotech drugs in pipeline.