The American Course on Drug Development and Regulatory Sciences (ACDRS) teaching faculty consists of international experts in regulatory sciences, medical product discovery and development, product evaluation and business practices. Lecturers and mentors are drawn from:

  • academia

  • regulatory agencies such as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), European Medicines Agency (EMA), Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and others

  • pharmaceutical, biologics, gene therapy, device, diagnostic, and other biotechnology industry 

  • coverage and reimbursement organizations; professional societies

Academic year & cycle


Faculty 2021 Course 13 virtual
Faculty 2019-2020 Course 12 Washington, DC
"Numerous times I have been able to connect what I have learned in ACDRS to my 'day job.' The commitment of the program to provide an exceptional program with high quality speakers is quite evident."
Karen Looney, Senior Advisor, Diabetes Business Unit, Eli Lilly and Company