Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Specialisation in Clinical Trials
"This is a postgraduate degree course, designed to provide an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of all aspects involved in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials. The degree will be taught by faculty from CDSA, THSTI, partner institutions and visiting faculty from the industry, academia, and representatives from regulatory agencies. Students enrolling into the course will be attached to clinical research or trials in academic and/ or industry setting. An internship and mentored project dissertation are mandatory requirements to complete the degree."
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The course is conducted by the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India along with partnering institutions. THSTI has an overarching mission of integrating the fields of medicine, science engineering, and technology into translational knowledge and making the resulting biomedical innovations accessible to public health, to improve the health of the most disadvantaged people in India and throughout the world. As a networked organization linking many centers of excellence, THSTI is envisioned as a collective of scientists, engineers, and physicians that will effectively enhance the quality of human life through integrating a culture of shared excellence in research, education, and translational knowledge with the entrepreneurial spirit to take technologies into the public sphere. In fulfillment of its vision, the THSTI works with other constituents of the technology cluster at Faridabad such as the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) Training, Education, and Research through long-term partnerships. Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA) is one of the centres of THSTI and aims to develop an ecosystem that supports the design, planning, and delivery of large-scale multi-center clinical trials/cohort studies across a varied portfolio of clinical specialties. CDSA’s mandate is to support and nurture clinical product development and clinical research capacity in India. It fills a unique niche in the publicly funded clinical research and product development landscape in India and is the only such agency established by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The unit works with public sector institutions and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to translate innovative technologies and new drugs into medical products. The objectives of CDSA are to build research capacity and capability through high-quality training in the area of clinical development/trials and regulation. CDSA function as an Academic Clinical Research Unit (A-CRU), undertake and provide end -to- end clinical study support for investigators, sponsors, and SMEs in study planning, set-up, conduct, project management, monitoring, data management, safety reporting, analysis and report writing, support and strengthen clinical research environment in the country.

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Clinical Development Services Agency,Translational Health Science & Technology Institute, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone,Gurugram- Faridabad Expressway, Faridabad 121001

Email: training.cdsa@thsti.res.in
Phone: +91-129 287 6468
Website: www.thsti.res.in

  Nearest metro station:
Badhkal Mor Metro Station

Nearest train station:
New Delhi Railway Station
Old Faridabad Railway Station

  Nearest airport:
Indira Gandhi International Airport