Scope of Clinical research: There is a huge growth in scope and career in clinical research these days. Any student with any education al background can pursue their career in Clinical research. There are bulks of jobs for the students after the completion of the course. For example one can opt for career as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Business Development, Medical Writer, Regulatory Affairs, Regional CRA, Senior CRA, pharmacovigilance, Clinical data manager and many more Beginners can earn around Rs.15000 per month and after 2 to 3 years of experience one can draw salary at Rs.4 to 5 lac per annum package. Statistics reveal that by 2008 up to 30% of the global clinical trial will take place outside Us and Europe and India is a favored destination, Clinical research professional has the potential to take a highly paying job, compared to other industries. Clinical research is big revenue earner for the country. It is estimated to grow into US$ 1 billion strong industry in India by 2010 with 50000 clinical research jobs in India and 2,50,000 jobs worldwide.
Scope of Clinical research in Asia, Africa & EU Countries : Over the last three years, around the Asia, Africa & EU Countries now becoming a favored destination for the clinical traits because of development of new medical institutions, the amount of man power we have and due to the existence of large variety of diseases such as cancer, diabetes etc. Reports reveal that India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia. Indian market is growing by more than 9% annual. India is now becoming a clinical research hub because of cost effectiveness. R&D costs in India are much less than those in the developed world and it are possible to conduct new drug discovery research at competitive rates. There are over 300 CRO’s operating in India. The major problems faced by these organizations are the lack of Clinical research professionals to carry out the Clinical trial activities. As a result of a huge demand, the decline rate in the industry is as high as 40%. There is a requirement of about 50000 professionals by 2010.
Scope for life science and Pharma students in clinical research: An understanding of the fundamental principles of biology is very essential for the Clinical research. Life science students involve in many experimental techniques, use instruments and reagents. Hence this research can generate new hypothesis and propel in new studies. So many life science and pharma graduates are being absorbed in many Pharma companies where Clinical trials are conducted.
Scope for doctors, physicians in Clinical research: Not only does the Life science students gain jobs in Clinical research field, but also doctors, physicians etc. For example a doctor can administer the right drug to patient at right times and he knows what is the dose required for a particular patient. They also have a good understanding on the chemistry of the disease. Thus Clinical research is an equal opportunity provider for all the students pursued their education in either of the fields.
CCRP, Global Largest Clinical Research Certification Program
Clinical investigators, coordinators, data managers, monitors, auditors, research nurses, pharmacists, project managers, statisticians, IRB and regulatory staff, regulators and government investigators, other clinical research professionals, Year-round testing available:
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PHARMA RESEARCH SCRP is accredited by International Accreditation Council for Clinical Research & Education (IACCRE) for demonstrating compliance with the IACCRE Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs.
TransCelerate BioPharma recognizes the SCRP- CCRP designation as evidence of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
– Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
– Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS etc
– Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
– Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics
– Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health.
– Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses are also eligible to apply.
If you lack the above mentioned educational prerequisite you may still be eligible to apply upon recommendation of your supervisor if you have some prior work experience in clinical research / pharmacovigilance / allied areas. Please contact our admission representatives / counsellor to discuss your case.
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