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OPPORTUNITIES  IN  CLINICAL RESEARCH
Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to Clinical Research </li></ul><ul><li>The Industry Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Career Oppor...
What Is Clinical Research? <ul><li>Clinical Research is the research done on humans for new medicines or improved versions...
Clinical Research Overview <ul><li>Clinical Research is a process of testing the safety and efficacy of drugs by monitorin...
Industry Opportunity <ul><li>Rapid increase in investment on clinical research & drug development  </li></ul><ul><li>Annua...
Industry Opportunity <ul><li>Increasing demand for clinical research professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Projected 30k job ope...
Industry Opportunity <ul><li>The clinical research industry has been responsible for bringing numerous careers to the fore...
Global Demand As of December 2010, there are over 100,000 FDA registered clinical trials in about 174 countries across the...
Why Choose This Career? <ul><li>Doctors/physicians/nurses/pharmacists who conduct clinical trials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>g...
Career Opportunities <ul><li>Tremendous career opportunities in the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Lucrative salaries </li></u...
What Does A CR Do? <ul><li>A clinical research (CR) professional: </li></ul><ul><li>Oversees the whole process of a clinic...
Industries You Work In
Career Tracks Clinical Research Principal Investigators Data Management Quality Assurance/Control Project Manager Senior C...
Salary Ranges Source:  www.salary.com ,  www.payscale.com ,  www. hotjobs.yahoo.com/salary
Salary Ranges (Contd.) Source:  www.salary.com ,  www.payscale.com ,  www. hotjobs.yahoo.com/salary
Who Can Benefit?
Eligibility Requirements <ul><li>Bachelor’s degree in one of life science, health science, medicine or alternative medicin...
About Us <ul><li>Private training institute based in New Jersey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide advanced level training in c...
Our Recruitment Partners <ul><li>We have partnered with several leading hospitals, medical organizations, Contract Researc...
Our Programs <ul><li>Adapting to the needs of the students: </li></ul><ul><li>Three-six month short term programs for grad...
Our Programs <ul><li>We offer certificate, graduate and post-graduate level training in: </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Resear...
Program Features <ul><li>Live, classroom training as well as online sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on training with liv...
Contact Information 510 Thornall Street Suite 360 Edison NJ USA 08837 (732) 339-5410/ 848-299-5900 [email_address] www.cli...
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Careers in clinical research

  1. 1. OPPORTUNITIES IN CLINICAL RESEARCH
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to Clinical Research </li></ul><ul><li>The Industry Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Career Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>About Us </li></ul><ul><li>About the Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Us </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Is Clinical Research? <ul><li>Clinical Research is the research done on humans for new medicines or improved versions of old medicines, with the aim of studying their safety, efficacy, dosage and delivery systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Trial in the Drug Development Process: </li></ul>
  4. 4. Clinical Research Overview <ul><li>Clinical Research is a process of testing the safety and efficacy of drugs by monitoring their effects on a large group of people. </li></ul><ul><li>Once the trials are completed, the FDA approves the drugs and only then pharmaceutical companies manufacture or market the drugs. </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of bringing a single drug to market can exceed US$1 billion, which implies the growth of clinical research market. </li></ul>Clinical Research
  5. 5. Industry Opportunity <ul><li>Rapid increase in investment on clinical research & drug development </li></ul><ul><li>Annual industry revenue to double from $11b to $23b globally in next 5 years ( www.clinpage.com ; Frost report on CROs, Sep’09) </li></ul><ul><li>Patents for most top selling drugs are expiring in 2010, creating an immense need for pharmaceutical companies to invest in R & D. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100k registered trials globally (clinicaltrials.gov – Dec, 2010) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Industry Opportunity <ul><li>Increasing demand for clinical research professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Projected 30k job openings from 2008 to 2018 ( Bureau of Labor Statistics 2008-2018 employment projections ) </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 3% of 2,000 health science colleges in USA offer clinical research courses. (National Centre for Education Statistics College navigator ) </li></ul><ul><li>Potential markets globally </li></ul><ul><li>Europe: Second highest number of trials in the world (over 25% of total trials happen in Europe) (Source: www.clinicaltrials.gov , 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Canada: Lack of formal education programs & regulated activity (Clinical Research in Canada, 2 Mar 2009 http://learnclinicalresearch.ca ) </li></ul><ul><li>India: C linical trial market forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 31% during 2010-2012 (Budget Incentives to Boost Indian Clinical Trial Market, 23 Mar 2010 http://www.pr-inside.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>China: Clinical trial market revenues to continue double digit growth from 2010 through 2020. (Clinical Trial Strategies for Small Pharma http://www.pharmafocusasia.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Recession-Proof </li></ul><ul><li>Drug development and investments in development of new drug molecules will continue to increase, despite the economy. This translates into more opportunities in clinical research. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Industry Opportunity <ul><li>The clinical research industry has been responsible for bringing numerous careers to the forefront for healthcare professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Professionals involved in direct patient care are taking the opportunity to transition from standard clinical care to roles within the clinical research industry. </li></ul><ul><li>The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) role has become a very popular and sought after career option for nurses. </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors/ Nurses are now expanding their career into clinical research roles such as Principal Investigators, CRAs and Medical Monitors. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Global Demand As of December 2010, there are over 100,000 FDA registered clinical trials in about 174 countries across the globe.
  9. 9. Why Choose This Career? <ul><li>Doctors/physicians/nurses/pharmacists who conduct clinical trials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>get first hand experience with the most recent drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>get global recognition working on the same platform as other international experts on the project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>get an opportunity for publication in journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>have access to the latest medicines for their patients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People who entered clinical research climb the ladder toward managing trials reasonably quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Research is a field that takes you beyond the desk or lab jobs, and offers plenty of career prospects. </li></ul><ul><li>In Clinical Research, the learning curve for professionals and the deployment time into the job market is smaller as compared to other fields. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Career Opportunities <ul><li>Tremendous career opportunities in the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Lucrative salaries </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent growth prospects </li></ul><ul><li>International exposure and prospects </li></ul>
  11. 11. What Does A CR Do? <ul><li>A clinical research (CR) professional: </li></ul><ul><li>Oversees the whole process of a clinical trial </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures scientific integrity, accurate data flow and analysis in accordance with regulatory authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Protects rights, safety and well being of volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical research professionals draw highly competitive salaries depending on skills and experience. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Industries You Work In
  13. 13. Career Tracks Clinical Research Principal Investigators Data Management Quality Assurance/Control Project Manager Senior CRA CRA I, II and III Clinical Site Monitor Medical Monitor Co-Investigator Project Manager Data Manager QA/QC Manager Regulatory Specialists Data Analyst Study Designers Clinical IT Technical Writers QA/QC Auditors Drug Safety Officer Clinical Trial Assistants Biostatisticians/SAS Developers Data Coordinators Clinical Research Coordinator
  14. 14. Salary Ranges Source: www.salary.com , www.payscale.com , www. hotjobs.yahoo.com/salary
  15. 15. Salary Ranges (Contd.) Source: www.salary.com , www.payscale.com , www. hotjobs.yahoo.com/salary
  16. 16. Who Can Benefit?
  17. 17. Eligibility Requirements <ul><li>Bachelor’s degree in one of life science, health science, medicine or alternative medicine, technology streams </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors </li></ul><ul><li>MD </li></ul><ul><li>Nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacists </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Other health/medical related fields </li></ul><ul><li>IT and Engineering professionals </li></ul>
  18. 18. About Us <ul><li>Private training institute based in New Jersey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide advanced level training in clinical research and allied healthcare fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEVP Approved School by United States Immigration & Customs Enforcement to issue I20 for international students ( www.ice.gov/doclib/sevis/pdf/approvedschools.pdf ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approved by New Jersey Department of Education and Department of Labor & Workforce Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote growth through academic & industry partnerships </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Our Recruitment Partners <ul><li>We have partnered with several leading hospitals, medical organizations, Contract Research Organizations etc. to provide internships to our students. </li></ul><ul><li>The internships help students gain practical experience in the field to secure entry-level jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>These internships provide rich experience of working on live clinical studies that is otherwise a very highly regulated environment. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Our Programs <ul><li>Adapting to the needs of the students: </li></ul><ul><li>Three-six month short term programs for graduates or professionals who wish to enter or transition into this field. </li></ul><ul><li>12 month long term programs for fresh graduates who want to gain an advanced and comprehensive training. </li></ul><ul><li>Online programs for working professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge programs to help secure full-time placements in clinical research. </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions Eligibility: </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Alternative Medicine, Medicine or equivalent. </li></ul><ul><li>Proficiency in English </li></ul>
  21. 21. Our Programs <ul><li>We offer certificate, graduate and post-graduate level training in: </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Research Associate </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Data Management & Oracle Clinical </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance & Quality Control </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Investigator </li></ul>
  22. 22. Program Features <ul><li>Live, classroom training as well as online sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on training with live projects for clinical research. </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished guest lectures. </li></ul><ul><li>Internship programs to gain practical experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Soft skills enhancement and career counseling services. </li></ul><ul><li>Placement assistance. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Contact Information 510 Thornall Street Suite 360 Edison NJ USA 08837 (732) 339-5410/ 848-299-5900 [email_address] www.clinacademy.com

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