When you study pharmaceutical biotechnology in your clinical research studies, you will learn about protein chemistry as a part of developing your understanding of fundamental concepts of biotechnology. The chemistry of proteins, combined with microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics, provides foundational knowledge that is applicable to strategies used in research and drug safety. If you choose to work in clinical research, drug safety, or pharmacovigilance, these fundamentals will support the work you do. Understanding proteins is important to a career in pharmaceuticals. Proteins are essential to chemical processes that support life and are integral to many functions of the human.. READ MORE »
Media skew and public misinformation can confuse people about mice-based studies. You can use your clinical research diploma to combat these myths. Read on!
According to the World Health Organization, cancer is a leading cause of death in countries all over the world. In 2012, over 14 million people worldwide were diagnosed with cancer. In addition, these rates are only expected to rise, as current projections estimate an increase of 68 per cent by 2030. Here in Canada, an average of 221 people die every day from cancer. Although there are efficient means of treatment which restrict and limit new growth, there is no current cure or completely preventative therapy. New research, however, indicates a possible breakthrough involving a universal vaccine. What to Know.. READ MORE »
Could the flu virus turn from foe to friend? Here’s what students with clinical research training need to know about its possible utility for fighting cancer.