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Faculty of Clinical Research

Research Vision: The 'Research Vision' of the Deemed University is to evolve the DU and gain the recognition as an "International Centre of Excellence in Translational Medical and Biomedical Research"

Clinical Research is the branch of Science that systematically determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens for use in human subjects under proper ethical guidelines

Central Research Facility (CRF) in 2007 as the "A to Z gateway" for the conduct of research for students, researchers and Faculty members, to take care of all logistics of research planning, research projects, Accounts and Finances, research documentation, besides providing a centralized sophisticated equipment facility and the Deemed University
The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research [DSIR], Government of India has recognized Sri Ramachandra Deemed University as Scientific & Industrial Research Organization [SIRO] and the Department of Science &Technology (DST), Government of India has provided Customs/Central Excise Duty Exemption registration to Sri Ramachandra Deemed University. All research and development activities of the entire Deemed University by students, Researchers and Faculty members and all the Centres of Research of the Deemed University are co-ordinated by Professor of Eminence and Dean [Research].The CRF has dedicated faculty members fully dedicated for carrying out research appointed as Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research) and Assistant Professor (Research) with researchers associated with the Centres of Research.

Programmes  Offered:
  • B.Sc Clinical Research 
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Pass in HSC (+2) or equivalent examination with one of the following subject combinations with an aggregate mark of >60%
i) Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics
ii) Physics, Chemistry,m Botany and Zoology

  • M.Sc Clinical Research 
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidatesshould have passed the B.Pharm./ Pharm. d/ MBBS/ BDS/ B.sc Biomedical Sciences/ Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Allied Health sciences/ Clinical Research/ or any other life science degree/ B.Tech.(Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering)/ B.sc.(Nursing)/ BPT(Physiotherapy)/ Degree of any University recognized by the UGC with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. For SC/ ST/ OBC category, minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is essential.

Why should you study Clinical Research?
  • India has become a preferred destination in Global Clinical Research market owning to lesser cost, diverse gene pool/patient population, large number of medical personnel/hospitals.
  • Need for well trained professionals in the field of clinical research is increasing
  • These courses are designed to provide candidates with an opportunity to acquire and develop the expertise necessary for effective clinical research.

Major Components of the Course
The program comprises of introduction on basic medical sciences to candidates along with courses like microbiology, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry to enable them understand the basic research element later on the course, the candidates will be introduced to clinical research setting, regulatory procedures, practical aspects of clinical trial conduct and management including:
  • Organic activities performed in the clinic
  • Study of drugs and medicine management
  • Manufacture of medicine and drugs
  • Determination of the appropriate quantity of drugs for the body and their impact on it
  • Study of related disciplines such as Epidemiology, transplantation and such
  • Advanced study of the sub-specialties of research design,data management, epidemiology and biostatistics

Career Options:
Employers: Contract Resesrch Organisations(CRO), Site Management Organisations(SMOs), Pharma Industries, Biotech Industries, Hospitals involved in Clinical Trails and IT companies


Suitable Positions:
Cinical Trail Assistants (Co-ordinators)/ Clinical Research associates/ Clinical Team Leader/ Project Manager/ Medical and Regulatory Manager/ Manager- Quality Assurance/ Medical Director/ Director- Clinical operations/ Clinical Data Management/ Pharmacovigilanc/ Medical Writing/ Data Analytics.

 
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