Clinical Trials Audit Preparation by Vera Mihajlovic-Madzarevic
A Guide for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspections

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A must-have guide for any professional in the drug manufacturing industry

The Good Clinical Practice (GCP) audit is a tedious but necessary exercise that assures that all parties do their job properly and in compliance with the applicable FDA code. Clinical Trials Audit Preparation demystifies the audit process for all parties involved, including clinical research sponsors, clinical investigators, and institutional review boards.

This book provides a step-by-step explanation of the FDA audit procedures for clinical trials and of how pharmaceutical companies, clinical investigators, and institutional review boards should prepare for regulatory audits. The book emphasizes the processes and procedures that should be implemented before a clinical audit occurs, making this an imperative guide to any professional in the drug manufacturing industry, including drug manufacturing companies, regulatory affairs personnel, clinical investigators, and quality assurance professionals.

Among the topics discussed:

Good Clinical Practices and therapeutic product development in clinical research

The roles of the sponsor of a clinical investigation, the IRB, or independent ethics committee

The roles and responsibilities of the clinical trial investigator

The inspection preparation

The Audit Report and the Form 483

Warning letters issued to clinical investigators and clinical trial sponsors and their impact on product development


About Vera Mihajlovic-Madzarevic

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VERA MIHAJLOVIC-MADZAREVIC has more than twenty years of experience in scientific and clinical research in the academia and industry. She is the Director of Global Research Pharma Canada. She conducts Good Clinical Practice (GCP) audits for the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries worldwide in compliance with FDA, Health Canada, and other regulations. She also trains clinical and scientific personnel in GCP and clinical research, leading the Training and Professional Development Programs at the Clinical Research Institute of America ( and the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Published May 4, 2011 by Wiley. 246 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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