Monday, 25 February 2019

Deptt.of Pharmacology-PGI organizes 38th National Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (NWCPT-2019)

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Chandigarh 26th Feb, 2019:- The 38th National Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (NWCPT) organized by the Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh began today. Prof. Bikash Medhi welcomed the delegates and informed that in this workshop nearly 90 delegates from all over India are participating. Prof. Bikash Medhi further informed that the delegates include faculty members and personnel's from the pharmaceutical industry as well as postgraduate students. Eminent scientists from academic institutions and pharmaceutical industries have been invited from all over the country to share their experiences.

Prof. Jagat Ram, Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh inaugurated the workshop and addressed about the importance of clinical pharmacology in health care setting ranging from drug development, prescribing and policy making. He was felicitated for his inspiring presence, by Dean and Sub-Dean of PGIMER, Chandigarh.

The organizing secretary Prof. Bikash Medhi, has highlighted all the modules of the workshop to the delegates. It is a one-week workshop comprising of six modules. Then, Dr B. Dinesh from NIN, Hyderabad and Dr Shankar Narayan from Hyderabad enlighted about the importance of preclinical data in developing clinical protocol and about the early phase clinical trials in humans.

Dr Ekta Kapoor from department of science and technology, New Delhi, took a lively session about quality auditing in Good laboratory practice set ups. The afternoon sessions got the delegates interested with scientific writing skills and e-classes on Python. The day ended on a high note with a didactic discussion about the various processes involved in getting financial assistance for research projects from governmental agencies.




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