Posts Tagged: Clinical research training

Championing Student Success: Clinical Research Graduate Henry Vu

The path to a fulfilling career in clinical research can be daunting. Fortunately, success stories like Henry Vu’s inspire aspiring professionals. A graduate of the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) program in clinical research, drug safety, and pharmacovigilance, Henry’s journey highlights the crucial role institutions like AAPS play in bridging the gap between academic knowledge and industry readiness. Henry Vu is currently thriving in his role at BioPharma Services, where he works as a lab quality control and report writer in their Bioanalytical Lab. His journey to this position has been marked by dedication, rigorous education, and the invaluable.. READ MORE »

Upskill for Success: Reflections From Clinical Research Graduate Sowmya Ramachandran

“The only constant in the universe is change,” observes the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. This saying rings especially true in clinical research and pharmacovigilance, a field characterized by rapid advancements and evolving regulations. In this dynamic environment, upskilling – the continuous acquisition of new skills and knowledge – is necessary. This blog post explores the compelling advantages of upskilling for clinical research professionals, drawing on the inspiring story of Sowmya Ramachandran, a recent AAPS graduate who leveraged upskilling to propel her career forward. Building a Strong Foundation in India Sowmya, a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from India, boasts a rich background.. READ MORE »

What Is The Canadian Drug Agency? A Guide For Students In Clinical Research Training

As the Canadian healthcare system undergoes a significant transformation, clinical research training becomes increasingly crucial. The newly established Canadian Drug Agency (CDA) plays a pivotal role in this evolution, exemplifying the need for professionals skilled in navigating clinical research frameworks. The creation of the CDA in December 2023 marks a significant stride towards a more efficient, equitable, and sustainable pharmaceutical system in Canada. The CDA aims to address issues by providing dedicated leadership and fostering collaboration across stakeholders within the pharmaceutical system. For clinical research students at AAPS, understanding the role and structure of the CDA is crucial in navigating.. READ MORE »

Student Success Story: Clinical Research Training Grad Asha Naik

According to Albert Einstein, the only source of knowledge is experience. This quote perfectly captures the spirit of clinical research training. It’s a field where theory meets practice, where scientific inquiry intersects with patient well-being. It’s a world constantly evolving, driven by the dedication of individuals like Asha Naik, who are passionate about pushing boundaries and exploring new horizons. In the latest episode of our student success series, we share the experiences of one of our biggest luminaries, Clinical Research Training Graduate Asha Naik. We hope that Asha’s story inspires you to never relent in pursuing your dreams. Because, just.. READ MORE »

A Clinical Research Success Story: Tolulope Adegbite

Embarking on clinical research training abroad is a transformative experience for many students but can present multiple challenges. International students encounter numerous obstacles, such as acclimating to an unfamiliar culture, mastering the intricacies of a foreign educational system, and learning to navigate the complexities of new workplace norms and professional etiquette. Our students prioritize gaining the knowledge crucial for their future achievements. Equally, they value the availability of a robust support system to ensure their success. Exploring the possibility of studying at AAPS brings you closer to discovering many inspiring success stories. Many of our students once faced uncertainty about.. READ MORE »

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Biotechnology for Those in Clinical Research Training

Biotechnology uses biological processes and components to create new medications and improve healthcare outcomes. Its applications are in many fields, such as industry, research, agriculture, and medical facilities. Before these technologies are released, clinical research carefully assesses these technologies’ efficacy and safety through rigorous trials and evaluations. This combination of clinical research and biotechnology creates a powerful partnership that addresses various health-related issues and promotes advancing a healthier human life. This blog post explains the fundamentals of pharmaceutical biotechnology and explores its significance in the context of clinical research careers. Additionally, it will highlight key roles that biotech students can.. READ MORE »

Mastering Project Management: 4 Practices to Remember Post Clinical Research Training

Clinical research training equips individuals with the tools, knowledge, and skills to conduct and monitor healthcare-related investigations. But as any seasoned researcher will tell you, it’s not just about science.  Behind every successful clinical study lies an intricate web of planning, coordination, and execution. This is where project management comes into play. Effective project management can be the difference between success and costly mistakes, whether you’re handling a small study or a multi-center trial. Here are four crucial project management practices to remember post clinical research training. 1. Start With Clear Objectives and Scope The first step in any project.. READ MORE »

4 Common Sampling Strategies To Keep In Mind After Clinical Research Training

As you shift from academic clinical research training to hands-on research, you’ll dive deep into the complexities of sampling. In this field, “population” refers to individuals with common traits or conditions, usually linked to a specific disease.  The large size and inaccessibility of a typical population make it impractical to study every affected individual. As a result, researchers usually focus on a “sample population,” a subset of the broader “target population.” The essence of sampling is to ensure that this chosen subset accurately reflects the larger group, minimizing discrepancies and gaps. Sampling is the foundational approach to selecting a group.. READ MORE »

3 Ways You Can Drive Innovation As A Scientific Leader: Lessons from Pharmaceutical Certificate Training

Your place as a scientific leader in any industry positions you to be responsible for the strategic direction your organization takes. You can influence the means, approaches, and processes that are adopted across the board.  Your job demands that you facilitate efforts to improve your team’s performance and achieve your goals. To do all these and push your organization to reach new heights while at it, you must key into the drive for innovation. Here, we discuss three measures you can adopt to successfully promote innovation in your workspace. And we draw inspiration from pharmaceutical training to offer these tips,.. READ MORE »

Understanding Canada’s Pharmaceutical Industry through Clinical Research Training

Canada’s pharmaceutical sector is as multifaceted and complex as it is dynamic. Therefore, those seeking to contribute to the growth and success of the Canadian pharmaceutical industry would benefit from a comprehensive understanding of the country’s pharmaceutical landscape through clinical research training.  One such program providing valuable insights into Canada’s pharmaceutical industry is the Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance diploma offered by the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS). This online program comprises a comprehensive curriculum that covers the fundamental aspects of clinical research, drug safety, and pharmacovigilance, providing participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in.. READ MORE »