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Simply put, clinical research is the bridge between the medical market and the clinical laboratory for
new drugs and treatments. With new medical developments in treatments and medicines this market
is rapidly increasing. Researches reveal that spending in US for drugs prescription has gone up by 12
percent per year during 1990’s. This trend however continues and increased by 8 percent annually
since 2000. Not only in US clinical researches and trials are said to increase globally owing to medical
developments as well as requirements.


Reasons for increase in Clinical Research


There are numerous reasons for this increase in clinical research round the globe. First and foremost,
the prevalence and incidence of numerous chronic conditions for instance diabetes, asthma, arthritis,
cancer, high cholesterol, and other ailments has increased over the past few years. This reason being the
majority of the population is aging and also has unhealthy health habits. There are effective drugs that
treat these conditions and must be consumed by patients regularly for several months or years. In some
cases they need to be continued for life and hence research needs to be done on the drug consumption
level.


The second reason is that doctors are treating and diagnosing these chronic illnesses at a higher rate
than they did in the past. To do so they are using new age drugs. Hence, there must be constant medical
experiment and research done on how to better these drugs with time.


The third reason is that newly sanctioned medicines are being heavily marketed to consumers and
doctors alike. And finally, many drug companies today with eminent brand names have been expanding
the franchisee of their branded drugs by spinning off new versions of them.


Contribution of CRO’s and Clinical Research


Notable clinical research organization (CRO) in India has research programs that deploy upgraded study
models in clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetic analysis and bio-analytical method development.
Other areas of research and studies also include biometrics, medical writing and phase 1 study. These
are mostly conducted by a group of experienced and well-trained research associates and clinical
coordinators. Eminent CRO’s in India mostly take a 360 degree approach in their clinical trial phases to
ensure that their sponsors benefit from the overall gamut of services that include:-


    ●   Feasibility studies
    ●   Volunteer recruitment and planning
    ●   Clinical trial supplies and Management
    ●   Project management
    ●   Clinical monitoring
    ●   Bio statistics
    ●   Pharmacy services that ensures strict adherence to GCP and other allied international regulatory
        requirements.


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