Graduate studies at Western
Foundations of Science 4 (4):483-495 (1999)
|Abstract||How can new drug lead suggestions beinferred from neurophysiological models? This paperaddresses this question based on a case study ofresearch into Parkinson''s disease at the GroningenUniversity Department of Pharmacy. It is argued thatneurophysiological box-and-arrow models can beunderstood as qualitative differential equationmodels. An inference task is defined to helpunderstand and possibly aid the discovery andexplanation of new drug lead suggestions.|
|Keywords||discovery drug lead pharmacy philosophy of medicine qualitative reasoning|
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