ACRI India Clinical Research Institute hosts a day-long workshop to educate medical professionals and students on recent advances in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance
Bangalore, 14th September 2013: Bangalore-based ACRI India Clinical Research Institute, today conducted a day-long workshop on “Advances in Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance” for medical professionals and students from allied health science and life science. The workshop was inaugurated by Ms Anuradha Ramachandran, Director, ACRI.
The idea to conduct this workshop was conceived to provide the latest trends seen in clinical research and Pharmacovigilance. The workshop witnessed overwhelming participants which in turn reflects the growing interest among doctors and life science graduates in choosing Clinical Research as new career arena.
The day-long workshop was divided into two sessions chaired by Dr Smita Singh, Head of Academics, ACRI and Dr Nisha Nair, an Industry Expert in PV. The first session was mentored by Dr Singh who took the participants on a tour of clinical research by capturing the various steps involved in a drug development in a presentation. Participants were provided with an introduction to Clinical research, followed by drug discovery procedures, good clinical practices and regulatory requirements for drug approval.
At the second session, Dr Nair focused on the current Indian Pharmacovigilance system, importance of Pharmacovigilance in clinical research and advancement required to gain World-wide credit. The session also highlighted other fundamentals of Pharmacovigilance system, such as science of detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse events, reporting systems for adverse events and narrative writing.
The workshop was successfully concluded by furnishing the participants instructive and informative nuances of clinical research. At the end, certificates were handed over to the participants confirming them as ‘GCP trained’ which enable participants to further apply for Clinical Research profiles in CROs ( Contract Research Organization) with the knowledge acquired during the workshop.
ACRI India Clinical Research: is modeled on the lines of some of the premier Clinical Research Institutes of India. We are dedicated and committed to provide excellent Clinical Research Professionals to the Clinical Research Industries. At ACRI, we offer job oriented courses viz., “PG Diploma in Clinical Research” “Clinical Data Management” & “Clinical SAS Programming”
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