Clinical trials are well controlled, scientific studies conducted on living human subjects. These studies assess the effects, risks and benefits of medicinal products, including new and currently marketed drugs and devices.
The Clinical research team is made of a number of skilled professionals, each with its own role and responsibility to contribute to the overall success of the clinical trial. Members of the team include the investigator, research coordinator, sponsor, clinical research associate (monitor), quality assurance associate, nurses, technicians and more. These team members assist in the design, preparation, planning, implementation, conduct and review of a clinical trial to ensure it adheres to regulatory and ethical standards.
Why opt clinical research program?
Clinical research skilled professionals contribute to conduct of clinical studies that in turn have a major impact on health care, such as developing new medications, and testing new treatment devices and methods. Significant advancements in these areas and expanding regulatory requirements have increased the demand for trained clinical research professionals.
Clinical research is a rapidly growing field, creating exciting opportunities for trained and skilled professionals. Clinical research professionals work in a wide range of research settings, including:Contract research organizations
Medical institution with clinical research orientation
Government agencies and departments
Physician practices (Hospitals etc.)
Private companies, such as pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device firms
Candidate after successful completion of this program would seek entry level employment in the clinical research industry. These employment settings may provide the opportunity to advance to more senior roles with additional education and/or experience.