Apr 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

BMS 5463 - Clinical Research (3)


This is a course on the general principles underlying clinical research design. Topics covered in this course include: formulation of research objectives and hypotheses, methods of analysis, “blinding,” and clinical epidemiology including disease etiology, causation, diagnostic testing and evaluation of treatment efficacies. The content is designed to allow students to classify studies in the medical literature as experimental or observational, prospective or retrospective, case-control, cross sectional or cohort. Additionally students will understand the relative limitations and advantages of each type and will be introduced to the ethical issues related specifically to clinical research.