Contents

7.1 Imaging in Drug Discovery and Development 107

7.2 Multimodal Imaging Techniques for DDD 108

7.2.1 Conventional Imaging 109

7.2.2 Molecular Imaging Approaches 110

7.2.2.1 Target-Specific Imaging Assays 110

7.2.2.2 Molecular Imaging Strategies, Imaging Targets 111

7.3 Selected Imaging Applications in DDD 113

7.3.1 D1: Target Validation 113

7.3.2 D3/D4: Lead Optimization and Drug Profiling 114

7.3.3 Translational Studies, Biomarker 117

7.4 Does Imaging Add Value to the Drug Discovery Process 119

7.5 Imaging in DDD: Challenges 120

7.6 Conclusions 121

Further Readings 122

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