BANGALORE, India (PRWEB) October 15, 2013
DIA will host the 8th Annual Conference on The New Clinical Research Environment in India: Implications and Opportunities Oct. 24 to 26 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences’ convention center in Bangalore. This three-day conference will provide a forum for academia, industry representatives, regulators and researchers to come together to discuss the new environment for health care product development in India.
“New regulations have made the pursuit of clinical development in India extremely challenging, while the demand for services in the regulation-free domains of remote data processing and IT-enabled offerings is growing at an unprecedented scale,” said Kaushik Desai, DIA director for India. “Participants will hear about how their peers are coping with new regulations and how they are planning to realize the promise of emerging opportunities.”
Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Ph.D., chairman of the task force for research at the Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation, and Mukhtar Ahmed, vice president of product strategy for Oracle’s Health Sciences Global Business Unit, will serve as keynote speakers. The first session, “Vaccine Development – A Challenge Like No Other,” will address the imperatives for India in vaccine development and identify the risks and benefits to patients participating in vaccine trials.
Workshop sessions will include:
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