Projects
Name
Study of major diseases in oncology, endocrinology and cardiology.
University
Brazil (IFMSA-Brazil) - Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul
Domain
Oncology
Departement
IPCEM - INSTITUTO DE PESQUISA PARA ESTUDOS MULTICENTRICOS
Head
Prof. Dr. Alessandra Eifler Guerra Godoy, MD, phD
Tutor
Dr. Rita Costamilan Dr. Helius Finimundi Dr. Daniel Panarotto Dr. Fernanda Lain
Languages
English, Portuguese.
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
DESCRIPTION:Non-contagious chronic diseases (NCCD) are multifactorial diseases that develop over the course of life and are long lasting, which include tumors, cardiovascular diseases, endocrinological diseases. Currently, they are considered a serious public health problem, accounting for 63% of the world's deaths in 2008, according to estimates by the World Health Organization. Following this worldwide trend, in Brazil, in 2013, NCCDs were the cause of approximately 72.6% of deaths (System of Information in Mortality, 2015). The IPCEM projects are phase 2 and 3 clinical trials aimed at checking new indications for drugs; check adverse effects of these drugs and offer drugs not yet available in our country for the population, especially in oncology. The IPCEM team is dedicated to shield the pathologies of most interest, thus contributing to the advancement in patient care. AIM: The IPCEM projects are mainly related to the study of major diseases in oncology, endocrinology and cardiology. USED TECHNIQUES:Clinical trials involving patient care, vital signs, check laboratory tests and imaging, pharmaceutical care and infusion drugs.
What is the aim of the project?
The IPCEM projects are mainly related to the study of major diseases in oncology, endocrinology and cardiology
What techniques and methods are used?
Clinical trials involving patient care, vital signs, check laboratory tests and imaging, pharmaceutical care and infusion drugs
What is the role of the student?
- The student will mainly observe
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
The student will follow the work both the physician in patient care, as the other team professionals, such as nurse, pharmacist and staff of the regulatory package. All activity will be under the supervision and monitoring of team members. The activities are made according to the needs of each protocol, and there are currently 18 protocols underway in our research center. Clinical trials involving patient care, vital signs, check laboratory tests and imaging, pharmaceutical care and infusion drugs
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Online course in good clinical practices
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a scientific report
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Online course in good clinical practices Website: http://www.pdexternal-roche.com/ The course contains: Overview, Investigatoe and Assessment. Duration: Aproximately 1 hour Requirements: Printer for printing the certificate after completing the Assessment.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Yes
Must sign confidentiality agreement
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
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