- Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
consists of a weekly lecture series covering the fundamentals of clinical
pharmacology as a translational scientific discipline focused on rational drug
development and utilization in therapeutics. The recommended textbook is
Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, Second Edition (2007) edited by
Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr., et al. and published by Academic Press/Elsevier. The
course is taught by faculty members from the National Institutes of Health
(NIH) and guest faculty from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the
pharmaceutical industry, and several academic institutions from across the
- Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical
The Introduction to the Principles and Practice of
Clinical Research (IPPCR) course is based on a curriculum on how to
effectively conduct clinical research. Many academic medical centers
lack a formal course in training for clinical research, and investigators have
relied on mentors to learn how to conduct clinical trials. This course
formalizes that instruction. The recommended textbook is Principles and
Practice of Clinical Research, second edition (2007), edited by John I.
Gallin and Frederick P. Ognibene and published by Academic Press/Elsevier.
- Clinical Research Training On-Line Course for Principal
Investigators (Continuous open registration) [disclaimer]
This is a web-based course that addresses one
of the essential standards (Training and Education) approved by the NIH for
performing clinical research in the Intramural Research Program. All NIH
intramural clinical principal investigators are required to take the course
and successfully complete a final exam.
The Ethical and Regulatory
Aspects of Clinical Research course is offered to anyone interested or
involved in clinical research involving human subjects.