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Event Recap: International Clinical Trials Day 2024 at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre

SRM Centre for Clinical Trials and Research (CCTR) in collaboration with the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) orchestrated a momentous celebration of the pivotal role of clinical research in medical progress on June 6, 2024, at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre.

Esteemed dignitaries graced the occasion, including:
Dr. Nitin M Nagarkar, Dean (Medical), SRMMCH&RC
Dr. Satyajit Mohapatra, Director (CCTR), SRMMCH&RC
Dr. V. Sathyanarayanan, Associate Dean (Student Affairs), SRMMCH&RC
Dr. Melvin George, Professor & Head, CCTR, SRMMCH&RC
Dr. R. Jamuna Rani, Professor & HOD, Department of Pharmacology, SRMMCH&RC

Event Highlights

➔ Dr. B.N. Patnaik, Director and Head of Clinical Development at Bharat Biotech International Pvt Ltd, delivered a profound keynote address.
➔ A captivating video showcasing ISCR’s endeavors was presented.
➔ Scientific Sessions were focused on the following topics,
~ The Significance of Clinical Trials and Clinical Trial Investigators, elucidated by J.S. Kumar, Associate Dean (PG Academics), Head and Professor, Dept. of General Medicine, who lauded the diligent efforts of the SRM CCTR Team.
~ Expert Insights shared by Dr. Karthikeyan, Head and Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
~ A Tribute to Volunteers, acknowledging their indispensable role in clinical trials.

Special Acknowledgment to the dedicated faculty members of CCTR for elevating the event to unprecedented heights: Mrs. Tharunya Planivel, Mr. Prithivi Raj N, Ms. Benita Nancy Mary, Ms. Tharani P, Dr. Uma S, Ms. Swathy, Ms. Swetha S, and Dr. Ajmal Shajahan.

Pre-event activities were conducted with an engaging competition including Quiz (for students), Dumb Charades, Rangoli Competition, and Talent Search paving the way for a spirited main event.

SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre extends heartfelt gratitude to our organizers and everyone who contributed to the resounding success of the event!