Leaders in Risk Management

The Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU) is an independent academic unit internationally respected for its work in Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoepidemiology, Risk Management and Training for over 30 years.

In partnership with doctors in England, the DSRU, led by Director Professor Saad Shakir, aims to protect patients in primary and specialist care from unwanted adverse effects of newly marketed medicines using our unique methods of monitoring patients during the lifecycle of medicines.

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DSRU offers a comprehensive range of education and training courses. Find out more or view our complete course calendar.

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21-23 Jan 2015 Medical Aspects of Adverse Drug Reaction...


Professor Shakir presents at the first Omani Conference on Pharmacovigilance

Saad at Omani pharmacovigilance conference
DSRU Director, Professor Saad Shakir, attended the first Omani Conference on Pharmacovigilance in Muscat on 10-11 December 2014 and gave lectures on Risk/Benefit Balance and Risk Minimisation in Pharmacovigilance.

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