• Danielle Jolla, United States says, "I love your online pharmacy Because of your quick shipping and reasonable prices."
  • Jill Barrella, United States says, "Seemed easy to purchase, reasonable prices. Good customer service when I used it."
  • Brian Pavey, United States says, "I am very satisfied with IDM and plan on making more purchases in the future. IDMs prices are low which makes it very compelling to use over conventional pharmacies with high copays and more restrictions continually implemented."
  • Eric Gonzales, United States says, "The website is very user friendly, there is a lot of variety and checking out was easy."
  • Albert Martinez, United States says, "Very organized and efficient concerning delivery and products are great. Very satisfied, impressed with delivery and product."
  • Natalie Wallace, United States says, "I absolutely love getting my medications at a great price and I always get that here. And I recommend this site to my family and friends."
  • Ask our pharmacist, if you have any questions related to your medications
    Click to find International Shipping charges at our pharmacy.
    Shop & Earn @ InternationalDrugMart
    Easy and secure shopping @ InternationalDrugMart.com.
    Get your instant Coupon now!
    Price challenge
    You can find the latest happening of our pharmacy Visit to discuss on various diseases and conditions
    Follow us on Twitter

      Now jobs come with clinical precision

      Posted AtSify.com

      Clinical research is emerging as an attractive career option, as more research flocks into the country. And drug companies and contract research organisations (CRO) are vying with each other to recruit researchers, monitors, investigators and doctors with any knowledge of clinical research, say representatives involved with the segment.Students of pharmacy, life-sciences and even doctors are looking at clinical research as a career option, as companies are recruiting even trainees at salaries of about Rs 2.5 lakh per annum. And this is just the beginning, says Vijay Moza, a co-promoter of the Institute of Clinical Research (India) (ICRI).

      The scramble to corner clinical researchers increases as industry representatives fear a shortage of good scientific hands in the country, as the volume of research increases. Besides clinical research associates (CRA), monitors, co-investigators and data-co-ordinators, there is a big demand for good doctors, says Moza.

      Moza says India is expected to corner business worth about $200 million from clinical research by 2007. Clinical research is touted to fetch India business worth $1.5 billion by 2010.

      There are about 300 domestic companies and 100 multinationals doing clinical trials in India, he says.

      The new patent regime that honours product patents and intellectual property has instilled confidence in major drugs companies, says Moza. So, more clinical research will come India's way.

      ICRI trains about 1,000 students, including 200 doctors at its institutes in Mumbai and Bangalore, among other places, he says. It runs two two-year courses: an M.Sc in clinical research and a similar course with an MBA, for a fee of about Rs 2.5 lakh.

      It also runs a post-graduate diploma for one year on clinical research for professionals, at a fee of Rs 1.25 lakh.An opportunity also lies overseas, says Moza, with the US facing a shortage of about 2,000 researchers. He hopes to start an institute in the US and other parts of Asia to train people in clinical research.

      Dr Arun Bhatt, President of ClinInvent Research Pvt Ltd, says that, while clinical research is an attractive career opportunity, it is still in its infancy in India. ClinInvent is a CRO with the Purnendu Chatterjee Group.

      "Not everyone will be writing research protocols or handling the medical part of research. Most people become monitors or CRAs where they monitor clinical trials at hospitals and their adherence to protocols. That will require a lot more experience," he says

      November 28, 2005


      Share this Article!

    Back to top^