MAS - Drug Discovery and Clinical Development


Provide essential business knowledge of drug and medical devices clinical research and development
Give health professionals the tools to comply with the highest scientific and ethical standards in clinical research
Empower physicians and health scientists to lead clinical trials within hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
Enable health professionals to gain a strategic vision of discovery and clinical development of drugs and navigate the complexities of bringing new medicinal products to the global market

Physician or scientist in hospitals or pharmaceutical industry involved in drug and medical devices development, or wishing to gain skills and knowledge on clinical research and development
12 modules: Introduction to Clinical Development: Challenges and Prospects • Preclinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology • Safety Management and Drug Development • Principles and Methods of Clinical Research • Medical Statistics and Trial Methodologies • Ethical and Legal Aspect • Planning of Clinical Trials • Conduct and Management of Clinical Trials • Regulatory Consideration in Drug Development • Close-out and Reporting of Clinical Trials • Audits and Inspections • New Perspectives, Personalized Medicine and New Therapeutics
Prof. Jules DESMEULES, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
Dr François CURTIN, GeNeuro
Victoria ROLLASON,  Amita SEHMI GUIGOZ, University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG)
Formation associée
DAS - Management of Clinical Trials >>
2nd edition

August 2018 to September 2019
60 ECTS credits

15 April -15 June 2018

Registration fee
CHF 13’000.- for the Master
CHF 1’500.- for individual modules
Chèque formation 15 / 3505

Clinical Trial Unit
University of Geneva
+41 (0)22 372 91 95



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