Introduction to the ISCR Councils
ISCR has seven functioning councils which constitute the major activities of the Society. Each of the Councils has a Council Coordinator and Members who drive the respective agenda of the Councils, guided by the overall objectives and mission of the Society.
Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics and Medical Writing Council
Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics and Medical Writing are major activities of any clinical research project. Being technical in nature these activities are shouldered by the experts in the respective fields. These experts are equipped with basic training in fundamentals of clinical research and related fields like ICH (International Conference on Harmonisation) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices). Professionals in these fields actively participate in the planning of all clinical research project and new drug development projects.
This Council is targeted at helping create awareness among all stakeholders of clinical research about the processes and new developments in Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics and Medical Writing and help advance the knowledge of professionals already in these fields.
The main aim of the Council are to:
- Create awareness about CDM, BS & MW among various stakeholders like investigators, clinical monitors, clinical research associates, regulators all over the country with assistance from regional chapters of ISCR.
- Share new developments with members of ISCR and general public through ISCR website and interactive sessions at various locations in the country.
- Help members and others interested in enhancing their knowledge about CDM, BS & MW by conducting training programmes.
- Create awareness about the latest regulations, evolving technologies and roles of CDM, BS & MW professionals across the globe and the impact of these disciplines on the entire clinical trial process.
Council Chair and Co-Chair
Dr. Prashant Kirkire
Dr. Rajesh Kher