MREs in Clinical Research

Report
Department of Medicine
Division of Experimental Medicine
MRes in Clinical Research
(Translational Medicine)
MREs in Clinical Research
Translational
Medicine
(TM)
Cellular
Pathology
(CP)
Clinical
Research
Research Design
& Management
(CRDM
Human
Nutrition
(HN)
Suitable to MBBS, BSc, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
who wish to pursue a career in clinical research
Pathway in Translational Medicine
• Designed for MBBS and BSc graduates
• Provide training in the design and execution of clinical trials, experimental
medicine and drug development
• Topics covered:
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Study designs and management
Research governance (GCP - Ethical and Regulatory approvals)
Principles drug discovery
Bench to Bedside
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Biomarkers and surrogate endpoints
Emerging technologies in medical research
First-time-in-human studies
Early phase clinical trials in patients
Selection of patient populations and Informed Consent
Medical statistics
• Enhance opportunities to pursue careers as Academic Clinical Fellows
and/or follow up with a Clinical PhD programme
Structure
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Full time (1 year – from Oct to Sept) or part time (2 years)
Lecture programme: 4 taught modules, each covered in 5-day blocks of lectures
3 written exams
1 supervised research project
Thesis
Final examination (viva)
Part-time students can choose to attend all modules and relative exams during year 1
For more information contact:
• Course Director
Prof. Martin Wilkins
[email protected]
• Course Organiser
Dr. Vincenzo Libri
[email protected]
• Course Administrator
Miss Fiona Bibby
[email protected]
Course Webpage
http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/departmentofmedicine/postgraduate/transmed/

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