Clinical Research is a systematic study of humans. This research is mainly to better understand diseases by inventing new diagnostic methods, devices and treatments for the health condition of the patient and well being of the human being. The research is carried out by well-experienced persons in the industry with the necessary approval from regulatory, legal and ethical steps that meets WHO standards.
Clinical Research Study is mainly divided into two parts – Observational Studies and Clinical Trials. Observational Studies involve gaining knowledge of the disease by following a set treatment plan and tracking the outcomes. Clinical Trials are testing experiments through an intervention that can be either a new drug, procedure, device or activity.
This Research in India is rapidly growing as there is a lot of demand in the industry and people who want to pursue a career in medicine. Course offers expertise into these categories – Medical Coding, Clinical Research, Medical Research, Data Management; Pharmacovigilance, Medical Transcription, Regulatory Affairs, Billing
Clinical Research is booming in a big way in India. Many Multinational industries have made their way into the country as it is the ideal location for clinical research for the Pharmaceutical Industry due to the variety and spread of diseases like cancer, diabetes, thyroid etc.
In this field career opportunities not only for medical professionals but also for management professionals and across all career levels. For medical professionals, the career options are Investigators, Project Managers, Pharmacovigilance Manager, Nurses and other Pharma related activities. Non-pharma professionals also have various career opportunities as Clinical Data Manager, Biostatisticians, Coding and Regulatory Affairs Manager etc. The main industries in this sector are Contract Research Organisation, Hospitals, IT Sector, Pharma, Wellness Organisations.
There are many major MNC’s and companies are hiring for the clinical research professionals to name a few Novartis, Bio Clinica, Cactus, Parexel, Dr. Reddy’s, GSK, Bio Con, TCS, WNIS, Accenture and etc.