DM Clinical PharmacologyMaharastra University of Health science
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Goals of DM Clinical Pharmacology Course can be broadly divided into 4 main areas where
the clinical pharmacologist will be able to contribute:
1. Academics - Teaching, training and research in clinical pharmacology
2. Regulatory affairs - Drug registration, control of clinical trials, adverse drug monitoring,
drug licensing, drug pricing and drug information.
3. Pharmaceutical industry - Clinical trials, bioequivalence studies, drug approvals, new
drug development and post marketing surveillance, drug development.
4. Patient care: To advice clinicians on pharmacotherapeutics, drug-drug interactions,
Pharmacovigilance, Evidence based medicine, ethics and clinical research methodology
The comprehensive training in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics will be able to make
the clinical pharmacologist achieve following objectives and serve the following functions:
1. Regulatory affairs:
Decide whether animal data on drug are adequate to justify its administration to humans.
To decide whether therapeutic trials justify the release of the drug for general use
To develop and conduct monitoring programmes
To advise on restrictions on availability of drugs or their withdrawal from market
To participate in National Drug Authority Functions