International Drug Discovery and Clinical Research (IDDCR) and Temple University’s School of Pharmacy have collaborated to off er global certifi cate programmes that will help meet the demand for high-quality resources in big pharmaceutical, biotechnology and clinical research organisations in India. The one-year, globally recognised Quality Assurance/ Regulatory Aff airs (QA/ RA) postgraduate programmes, starting in late August, aim to cover key concepts in the pharmaceutical industry and to train about 80-100 select students in clinical trial management and global pharmaceutical company vigilance each year. The certifi cate programme comprises of five concentrated courses and offers students the option of pursuing an MSc at TUSP in the US. Th e programme will also help bridge the technological gap that the Indian pharmaceutical industry is currently facing.
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