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The overhauled course will redefine the role of a pharmacy professional. The curricula match international standards with emphasis on internship, patient & community care
TO bridge the gap between academic learning and practice, the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has introduced a new course for pharmacy students from the current session — Pharm.D. Notified by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, about 22 colleges of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have come forward to introduce it from this year.

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In quest of a cure & big bucks
As India emerges as an ideal location for clinical research trials for the pharmaceutical industry, a McKinsey report predicts creation of over 50,000 jobs in clinical research over the next couple of years
EVERY time we have a headache we pop a pill and feel better. The same holds for a stomach-upset, viral fever, allergy or a more serious ailment. Hundreds of medicines and drugs are available today to help prevent and cure numerous diseases. Teams of scientists, physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and other health professionals have been involved in research that has made available thousands of medications, healing procedures and processes that have revolutionised healthcare.

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Tips from those who have been there, done that
THE Common Admission Test taken by more than 200,000 people across India every year for admission to some of the most prestigious B-schools is one of the most challenging in the country. Its three diverse sections – verbal ability, quantitative aptitude and logical reasoning and data interpretation – and about 2.5 hours for completing 75-150 (sometimes more or less) challenging multiple choice questions is what sets it apart.

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Biophysics is Buzzing
Q. I have completed B.Sc (physics) and now wish to do M.Sc in Biophysics. Please give me information on the universities that offer this specialisation and the course content.

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Designs on animation
FRAMEBOXX Animation and Visual Effects and Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, have announced an agreement to jointly offer postgraduate certificate programmes in animation, visual effects and gaming.

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