RxPedition

RxPedition is an interactive drug development serious game designed to teach pharmacy students about the process of bringing a drug candidate to market. The first year student pharmacists were divided into several groups and each group played the role of a small pharmaceutical company. Companies were tasked with identifying a disease state / indication of interest, exploring the preclinical phase, designing clinical trials, providing press releases at critical milestones, presenting results to the FDA for continued approval, and created a developed a drug label.

Websitehttp://www.rxpedition.pitt.edu/Account/Login

Publications / Presentations:

  • Babichenko D., Grieve L., Patel R., “RxPedition: Serious game for drug discovery.” European Conference on Games Based Learning. Academic Conferences International Limited, 2016.
  • Babichenko D., Grieve L., Patel R., “RxPedition: A serious game for drug discovery.” International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Los Angelos, 2018.
  • L. Grieve “Going on an RxPedition”, First Annual MedEd Conference, University of Pittsburgh. September 2016

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