SKIMS to offer more supportive programmes for scholars: Dr Zargar

Workshop on clinical trials design and protocol development held

Srinagar, Jan 13: Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) SKIMS in coordination with Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt. Limited organized a one day special workshop on ‘Clinical Trials Design and Protocol Development’.
 In a statement, a spokesperson of SKIMS said the workshop is part of a series ‘ABILITY’ programme with focus on meeting the needs of doctors and medical institutions in various areas of holistic professional development.
 Director SKIMS, Dr. Showkat Ali Zargar presided over the programme and lauded IEC SKIMS particularly its member-secretary, Dr. Shariq Masoodi, for organising the event.
 Dr. Zargar stressed on the importance of bio-statistics in biomedical research and announced that SKIMS will facilitate students and researchers in such academic pursuits.
 “SKIMS would come up with more supportive programs for helping students and research scholars in writing research protocols for their thesis and research projects,” Dr Zargar said.
 He underscored the importance of continuing research in medical field and urged students to get their research papers published and submit atleast two research papers during their postgraduate studies as already stipulated in the MCI guidelines.
 The experts including Dr. Shiva Patil, Medical advisor Boehringer Ingelheim and Sandeep Nair gave a detailed presentation on research skills with specific focus on designing research protocols and sample size calculation.
 The experts underscored the importance of research in medical sciences and emphasised that proper planning and understanding of research paradigms would yield efficient research data and better results.
 On the occasion, Dr. Shariq Masoodi, Additional Professor Department of Endocrinology and Coordinator of the programme said the workshop will benefit the postgraduates and postdoctoral students.
 The scientific programme was chaired by Dr. MMA Kamili, chairman IEC SKIMS who emphasized on the need to continue this series of ABILITY programmes.
 The workshop was attended by faculty members, research scholars, and postgraduate and postdoctoral students from SKIMS, its Medical College and Kashmir University.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 13 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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