From Molecule to Medicine - An Introduction to Clinical Trials including ICH-GCP - 1&2 March 2018

Who should attend?

Newcomers to the industry, clinical research personnel with up to 2 years experience, those returning to “the sharp edge” of Clinical Operations, scientists working in related areas.

Course Objectives

This highly interactive course with a balance of information, workshops, exercises and quizzes offers a general overview of the drug development process.

With this course you will:

• Understand how drugs are developed and learn in brief about the history and business side of drug development

• Find out what rules, guidelines and laws are essential, who the key players and what their responsibilities are

• Learn the top ethical principle and responsibility behind clinical research – protecting the patient

• Become knowledgeable about the safety aspects and how they are handled in clinical research

• Learn about clinical trial methodologies used and the key documents involved

• Know in detail about the activities necessary before the study can start

• Become familiar with the activities performed during and after the conduct of the clinical study

Course Topics

• The Drug Development Process

• Good Clinical Practice / ICH Guidelines / Directives

•“Who’s Who” in Clinical Research – Roles and Responsibilities

•Conducting Clinical Trials: pre-, during and post study activities

•Clinical Trial Methodology and Design

•Understanding and Handling of Adverse Events

•Monitoring Clinical Studies


1 & 2 March 2018


Day 1: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day 2: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs


Münchensteinerstrasse 41
CH-4052 Basel


Tram 15, tram stop «Grosspeterstrasse»


Early Bird Fee: CHF 1'305.00 + 7.7% VAT (valid until: 25.01.2018)
Regular Fee: CHF 1'450.00 + 7.7% VAT (valid after: 25.01.2018)
10 % reduction for CTC employees and SwAPP members.
The fee includes course documentation, refreshments, lunch and a course participation certificate

Cancellation Policy:

• Cancellations received more than 14 days before course: 100% refund less bank charges & cancellation fee of CHF 50.00
• Cancellations received 7-14 days before the course: 50% refund
• Cancellations received 7 days before the course: no refund