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We are excited to announce the launch of the PG Diploma in Clinical Research and Regulation, a pioneering course offered by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, in affiliation with DPSRU Delhi. This comprehensive program is designed to provide aspiring healthcare professionals with a deep understanding of the intricacies of clinical research and regulatory processes. As the healthcare landscape evolves, the demand for skilled individuals who can navigate the complexities of clinical trials and ensure adherence to regulatory guidelines has never been greater. Our collaboration with DPSRU Delhi ensures a rigorous curriculum delivered by experienced faculty members, equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in clinical research and regulation. Join us in this journey to make a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry.

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Our vision for the PG Diploma in Clinical Research and Regulation is to be a global leader in providing high-quality education and training to healthcare professionals, empowering them to drive innovation, excellence, and ethical practices in clinical research and regulatory affairs. We aspire to shape a future where healthcare advancements are not only groundbreaking but also rigorously tested and seamlessly integrated into patient care, ultimately improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities worldwide.


Our mission is to advance the field of clinical research and regulation through education, research, and collaboration. We are committed to:

Educating Future Leaders: We aim to cultivate a new generation of healthcare professionals who are well-versed in the intricacies of clinical research and regulatory processes. Our program provides a strong foundation in ethical, scientific, and regulatory principles to ensure graduates can excel in their careers.

Fostering Ethical Practices: We prioritize the importance of ethical conduct in clinical research. Our mission is to instill in our students a deep sense of responsibility, integrity, and commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards throughout their careers.

Promoting Innovation: We encourage innovation in healthcare by equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to conduct rigorous clinical trials and navigate complex regulatory environments. We strive to be at the forefront of developing and disseminating best practices in the field.

Collaborating for Excellence: We actively collaborate with healthcare institutions, regulatory agencies, and industry partners to create a dynamic and interconnected ecosystem for clinical research and regulation. Our mission is to foster collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and networking opportunities to drive excellence in the industry.

Empowering Impact: We believe in making a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry by producing graduates who are not only knowledgeable but also driven to make a positive difference in patient outcomes. We support our students and alumni in their journey to contribute to the advancement of healthcare worldwide.

Continuous Improvement: We are dedicated to continuously improving our curriculum, faculty expertise, and educational resources to ensure that our program remains at the forefront of the evolving healthcare landscape.

Join us in our mission to create a future where clinical research is conducted with integrity, adherence to regulations is paramount, and healthcare innovation is accessible to all, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for individuals and communities.


Prof. (Dr.) D S Rana, Chief Patron

Dr. D. S. Rana is a distinguished Indian nephrologist celebrated for his exceptional proficiency in renal transplant procedures. He presently holds the esteemed position of Chairman of the Department of Nephrology at the renowned Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi. His medical journey began in the picturesque region of Dasmal, Hamirpur, in Himachal Pradesh, where he pursued his undergraduate education in medicine at the esteemed Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla. Dr. Rana's commitment to advancing his field led him to undertake advanced training in clinical nephrology at the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh.

Notably, Dr. Rana has earned international recognition as a scholar affiliated with the esteemed Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, underscoring his global impact on the field of nephrology. Beyond his clinical and academic pursuits, Dr. Rana is deeply committed to philanthropy. He is the Chairman of the Ganga Ram Trust Society and has also established the Parvati Education and Health Society. This organization operates a modest 5-bedded hospital in his hometown of Dasmal, providing essential healthcare services to rural and underserved populations.

In acknowledgment of his outstanding contributions to the field of Medicine, the Government of India bestowed upon Dr. D. S. Rana the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2009. This recognition not only underscores his professional excellence but also highlights his dedication to improving healthcare accessibility and quality. Dr. Rana's legacy as a pioneering nephrologist and his commitment to serving marginalized communities have firmly established him as a respected and influential figure in the medical community, both within India and on the international stage.

Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Swaroop, Chief Patron

Dr. Ajay Swaroop is a highly esteemed ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist with an illustrious career spanning over 45 years. He currently holds the prestigious position of Chairman of the Board of Management at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, a renowned medical institution located in Old Rajendra Nagar, Delhi. Dr. Swaroop's extensive educational background includes an MBBS degree earned from the University of Delhi in 1978, followed by a postgraduate degree, MS in ENT, also from the University of Delhi, in 1982. Later, he pursued a Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO) from the same esteemed institution in 2000.

Dr. Swaroop's remarkable journey in the field of Otorhinolaryngology has allowed him to accumulate a wealth of knowledge and expertise, making him a trusted authority in his specialty. His dedication to patient care, coupled with his leadership role at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, has contributed significantly to the institution's reputation for providing high-quality healthcare services. Dr. Ajay Swaroop's enduring commitment to the field of medicine and his role as Chairman of the Board of Management highlight his exceptional contributions to the medical community and his dedication to advancing healthcare standards in Delhi and beyond.

Prof. (Dr.) N K Ganguly, Patron

Dr. Nirmal Kumar Ganguly, M.D., is a distinguished figure in the field of medical research and public health. With a rich and extensive career, he has held numerous prestigious positions, including that of Distinguished Biotechnology Research Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Dr. Ganguly has also served as the President of the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) and the Asian Institute of Public Health in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He has held leadership roles as the former Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in New Delhi, Director of PGIMER (Chandigarh), and Director of the National Institute of Biologicals (Noida).

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Ganguly has been a prolific researcher, authoring more than 850 research papers and guiding more than 150 Ph.D. theses as Supervisor/Co-Supervisor. His research has primarily focused on Tropical Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Diarrhoeal Diseases, spanning the disciplines of Immunology, Biotechnology, and Public Health. Dr. Ganguly holds fellowships from prestigious institutions around the world, including Imperial College Faculty of Medicine in London, the Royal College of Pathologists in London, and the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences in Canada, among others.

His dedication to global health is evident through his involvement in various advisory committees and boards, including those related to cholera vaccines, malaria resistance, AIDS vaccine networks, and more. Dr. Ganguly has received numerous awards, both nationally and internationally, totalling 118 accolades, including the Padma Bhushan Award, one of India's highest civilian honours, for his outstanding contributions to the field of Medicine. Currently, he serves as the Chairperson and Head of the Department of Biotechnology and Research at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, furthering his commitment to advancing medical science and public health. Dr. Nirmal Kumar Ganguly's remarkable career has left an indelible mark on the field of medical research and his dedication to improving global health continues to inspire young generations of researchers and healthcare professionals.

Prof. (Dr.) V K Malik, Patron

Dr. Vinod K. Malik is a highly esteemed General Surgeon and Laparoscopic Surgeon with a remarkable career spanning over four and a half decades. He is currently practicing at the prestigious Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Old Rajendra Nagar, Delhi, where he has made significant contributions to the field of surgery. Dr. Malik's areas of specialization encompass a wide spectrum of GI Surgery, including Minimal Invasive Surgery, Cancer Surgery, and Endocrine Surgery.

His educational journey includes obtaining an MBBS degree from Kurukshetra University in 1976, followed by an MS in General Surgery from the renowned Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh in 1980. These qualifications have laid a strong foundation for his illustrious medical career.

Dr. Vinod K. Malik's professional achievements extend beyond his clinical practice. He has taken on leadership roles within the medical community, notably serving as the Secretary of the Indian Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the field of surgery and healthcare as a whole.

With nearly five decades of experience, Dr. Malik has garnered a wealth of knowledge and expertise, particularly in performing complex surgical procedures with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. His dedication to patient care, surgical innovation, and research has earned him the respect and admiration of colleagues and patients alike. Dr. Vinod K. Malik's enduring contributions to the medical field, along with his commitment to providing top-quality healthcare, underscore his status as a revered figure in the realm of surgery in India.

Dr. Rashmi Rana, Course Coordinator, SGRH

Dr. Rashmi Rana is a highly accomplished professional in the field of biomedical research and serves as a Consultant in the Department of Biotechnology and Research while holding the position of Associate Professor at GRIPMER within the prestigious Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, India. With a solid foundation in biochemistry, she has dedicated decades to academic and research pursuits. Dr. Rana holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and has furthered her expertise with a post-doctoral degree in Biophysics at, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. Notably, she has expanded her horizons by completing the Foundations Clinical Research Program at Harvard Medical School in the United States of America.

Dr. Rana is a passionate and prolific researcher, with a remarkable portfolio of over 20 published papers in renowned indexed national and international peer-reviewed journals, including Frontiers in Oncology, Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, Microbiological Research, Journal of Hepatology, and PLoS ONE, among others. She is also an editor of various journals such as Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences and the British Journal of Cancer Reports. She has various national and international collaborations such as IIT Mumbai, IIT Roorkee, ILBS, DRDO labs, CSIR labs, ICMR labs, Karolinska Institute, Harvard Medical School, Kwangwoon University and others. Her commitment to advancing knowledge extends to her active involvement in numerous research grant projects and her guidance of post-doctoral, doctoral, master's, and graduate research students. Over the course of her research career, Dr. Rana has earned recognition through various national and international awards and fellowships, such as the prestigious EMBO, ESMO, ASCO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation fellowship, the HCFI Dr. K.K Aggarwal Research Fund Award, VIHA award in clinical sciences, the young scientist award. Additionally, she has secured research grants from various esteemed government agencies, including DRDO, ICMR, DHR, DST-SERB, and more.

Dr. Rana's research interests encompass critical areas like cancer diagnosis and therapeutics, Covid, Dengue, and Sepsis. She possesses expertise in proteomics and molecular biology, a skill set that has enabled her to identify a protein biomarker for Glioma, a significant achievement acknowledged through patent publication. Her contributions to education are also notable, as she serves as a PhD coordinator at MAHE, Manipal, and has imparted her extensive knowledge through classes for doctoral students, highlighting her broad teaching experience. Dr. Rashmi Rana's impactful research, commitment to academia, and dedication to medical advancement have solidified her position as a distinguished figure in the realm of biomedical science and research.


Dr. Mukesh Nandave, Course Coordinator DPSRU

Dr. Mukesh Nandave is an accomplished academic and researcher, currently holding the position of Associate Professor at Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University (DPSRU). He has a profound academic background, having earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology. Dr. Nandave's research interests encompass a diverse range of areas within pharmacology and healthcare.

His research projects span various topics, including investigating the role of nutraceuticals and phytopharmaceuticals in addressing issues such as Myocardial ischemia & reperfusion injury, Diabetes, Obesity, and Pain management. He is also involved in researching the effects of Sirtuin1 (SIRT1) activation in aging-related cardiovascular diseases, System Xc- antiporter inhibition in epileptogenesis, and targeting AMPK, SIRT1, and cholesterol pathways for the prevention of metabolic abnormalities-associated Cancer.

Dr. Nandave has been actively engaged in numerous research projects, many of which are funded by reputable organizations and agencies such as Dabur India, CCRUM, ICMR, and others. His research endeavors have resulted in several completed and ongoing projects aimed at advancing pharmaceutical sciences and improving healthcare outcomes.

Throughout his career, Dr. Mukesh Nandave has demonstrated a commitment to scientific research, contributing significantly to the field of pharmacology and its practical applications. His diverse research portfolio reflects his dedication to addressing critical healthcare challenges through innovative approaches and pharmaceutical interventions.


About Course

Welcome to the PG Diploma in Clinical Research and Regulation program offered by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, in affiliation with DPSRU Delhi. As a renowned institution with a rich legacy in healthcare, we take immense pride in introducing this exceptional course aimed at shaping the future of clinical research professionals. With a strong emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, our program stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of healthcare education. Through our collaboration with DPSRU Delhi, a leading name in pharmaceutical education, we ensure a curriculum that is not only cutting-edge but also aligned with industry requirements. Join us to embark on a transformative learning journey, where you'll acquire the expertise needed to drive advancements in clinical research and navigate the intricacies of regulatory processes. Your aspirations to make a difference in healthcare find their perfect avenue here, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

Tenure: 1 Year

Fees: 2 lakhs

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