The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics course is a one-week module of the MSc in Experimental Therapeutics. Offered by the Oncology Department and the Department for Continuing Education, the week will be led by Prof Rachel Kerr and will feature face-to-face lectures and tutorials from some of Oxford's leading clinicians and scientists.
The module can be taken as a stand-alone short course. It includes group work, discussions, guest lectures, and interaction and feedback with tutors and lecturers.
The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics course will provide students with the opportunity to learn more about and discuss the following topics:
- The history of drug discovery
- Modern methods of drug discovery
- Preclinical drug development
- First in human studies; proof of concept
- Early Phase I studies
- Phase II/III studies
- Translational research in clinical trials
- Regulatory authorities (CHM, NICE, EMEA, FDA)
What do students say about the course?
'I enjoyed it very much! Very interesting lectures and knowledgeable lecturers'
Catherine Rogers, MSc Student - Clinical Trials Practitioner, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust