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Introduction to Drug Development

Learn the activities required to move a drug candidate from idea to the market, and how various functional areas are organized and contribute at each stage of development. Learn about the regulatory environment in which these activities occur.


  • Stephen V.  O'Quinn, PharmD

    Stephen V. O'Quinn, PharmD

    • President
    • Perissos, Inc., United States

    Stephen O’Quinn, PharmD, is the founder and President of Perissos, Inc which specializes in helping clients drive business results through insight-driven marketing and medical strategies. Stephen spent over 20 years with GlaxoSmithKline in senior leadership roles in both marketing and medical functions-- from medicines development through commercial product launch and lifecycle management. Stephen's marketing leadership roles included serving as Senior Director for 12 brands across five different therapeutic areas. Stephen holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, with highest honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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