Clinical Research

Self Help Groups / Patient Support Groups – Role in Clinical Research and Epidemiology

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A patient support group is constituted as a common forum or locus where patients with common diseases or interests can obtain information about their condition, share feelings and experiences and attain a sense of belonging and acceptance. Even though not being fully representative of the disease population, the pharmaceutical industry has long recognised the marketing […]

Translational Medicine

Clinical Translational Research

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A micro-segmentation of the research enterprise along with drying up drug pipelines and piling up of un-translated basic science discoveries has prompted all the stakeholders of innovation towards development of translational medicine tools for efficacious and expedited entry of products to the market. Clinical trials are important and have lately come under scrutiny for their […]

Medical & Scientific Writing

Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT)

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CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) includes various initiatives formulated by the CONSORT Group to identify and rectify the effects arising from inadequate reporting of randomized controlled trials. Deficient design and reporting of randomized controlled trials is widely acknowledged and the issues are addressed in the CONSORT statement. CONSORT Statement: The main document of the […]

Translational Medicine

Systems Biology – Virtual Patients

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Systems biology can describe intricate responses to therapeutic interventions in pre-clinical studies and also provide predictive models for drug safety and efficacy before going for the clinical phases. Systems biology can potentially reduce the R&D expenditure and time by improving target identification and lead quality, better description of pharmacokinetic and toxicity profiles, as well as […]

Clinical Research

Pharmacovigilance in clinical trials

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Good Clinical Practices sets the principles for drug safety information and news on adverse drug reactions, describing that the clinical study’s sponsor is answerable for the enduring safety evaluation of the novel drugs being explored. Along with this, the Good Clinical Practices must quickly inform all relevant clinicians/ethics committees and the applicable regulatory authority of […]

Online Courses

Pharmaceutical Medicine Training Programs

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Pharmaceutical medicine is a much valued scientific discipline deals with the discovery/invention, development, assessment, registration, scrutinize and medical aspects of commercialization of medicines for the benefit of sufferers and the health of the human population. Pharmaceutical medicine training programs are gaining ground and the traditional universities are now focussing on interdisciplinary approach of handling the […]

Online Courses

Translational Medicine Training Programs

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Translational medicine can be defined as investigations in human subjects which describe the biology of disease and offer the scientific basis for development of novel or effective therapies for human disease based on interventional epidemiology. It amalgamates research from the fundamental, social and political sciences with the objective of fine tuning the patient care and […]

Healthcare and Risk Management

Healthcare management training in Brazil

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Brazil is a nation of continental magnitude with extensive social and provincial inequalities. Health care in Brazil is sponsored by the Government. The Ministry of Health is accountable for public healthcare services, government healthcare undertakings and medical services. Majority of the private hospitals in Brazil have exceptional healthcare facilities and Brazil is one of the […]