Clinical Investigation - TRBIO430

Teaches how to pursue clinical research as practicing scientists

Course Director: Laura Nicholson
Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0

This course provides an introduction to the design and conduct of clinical investigation. There will be an emphasis on both the theoretical and practical aspects of such research. Students will become familiar with the essential components necessary to conduct clinical investigation. Topics will include research design, biostatistics, ethics and regulatory considerations, grants and publications, social science research, research in industry and the communication of scientific information to the public and the media. Ultimately, the course will enable the student to effectively design clinical investigation involving human subjects and human biologic materials. This course originates as an education and training course offered from the Scripps Research Translational Institute, which is dedicated to improving medicine and human health via biomedical discoveries. The Scripps Research Translational Institute is a member of the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium.

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