Postgraduate research opportunities Application of pharmacoepidemiological approaches to investigate the utilisation pattern, clinical effectiveness and safety of the novel medications used in the management of cardiovascular diseases


Key facts

  • Opens: Monday 17 February 2020
  • Number of places: 1
  • Duration: 36 Months


Drug utilisation research; adherence; clinical effectiveness; Antimicrobial Resistance; antimicrobial stewardship; Health Service Research
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Experience of pharmacoepidemiological approaches and mixed method study designs

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Project Details

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the one of the major cause for mortality and morbidity worldwide. In the last decade; there has been new development in the management of CVD through the introduction of new medicines and technologies. However, translation of the efficacy of these new medicines from the resisted clinical trials setting in to real-world clinical practice is not fully identified.


Techniques used:

Techniques used will include pharmacoepidemiology methods in observational and population-based studies.

Further information

Project is suitable for Clinical pharmacists; Pharmacy practice; Clinicians; Clinical epidemiologists

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Funding details

Applicant will need to self-fund, find sponsorship for tuition and bench fees of £5000-£8000 per annum for duration of studies

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Dr Amanj Kurdi

Senior Lecturer
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

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Primary Supervisor: Dr Amanj Kurdi