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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04-05 Jun 2014 Global Regulatory Pharmacovigilance Envi...


Professor Shakir is an invited speaker at the 4th Bordeaux Pharmacoepidemiology Festival

Professor Shakir at Bordeaux PE festivalProfessor Shakir was an invited speaker at the Fourth Bordeaux Pharmacoepidemiology Festival in France (9-11 April 2014). The title of Professor Shakir's lecture was “Risk Management in pharmacovigilance: a glimpse under the bonnet”. He addressed scientific concepts, operational issues and methodological research in this area with case studies.

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