Training the clinical trialist of tomorrow

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July 16, 2013

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The education of the clinical trialist is an evolving challenge that involves equal doses of practicality and academic grounding. Dr Renato Lopes joins Dr Bob Harrington to discuss the recent publication of Understanding Clinical Research and their years mentoring investigators. Hear about training solutions, how best to collaborate in an increasingly interconnected world, and the key role that Brazil is now playing in this arena.

Renato D Lopes MD PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Director, Brazilian Clinical Research Institute
Federal University of São Paulo - Paulista School of Medicine
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Robert Harrington MD
Arthur L Bloomfield Professor of Medicine and Chair
Department of Medicine
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Dr Lopes has served as an advisor or consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Bayer, and Janssen. He has received grants for clinical research from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer.

For Dr Harrington's disclosures, click here.

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