DSMB Training Workshop in Bangkok

MRCT Center at Harvard Executive Director Rebecca Li co-hosted a Data Safety and Monitoring Board (DSMB) Training Workshop in Bangkok in conjunction with the HIV Netherlands Australia Thailand Research Collaboration (HIV-NAT) Thai Red Cross Conference on 13 January 2015.

The learning objectives included regulatory issues pertaining to DSMBs in Thailand; understanding how trials can be monitored by DSMBs and the responsibilities of DSMB members. 62 participants from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand were in attendance. The trainees were investigators and biostatisticians from academia, government and clinical research organizations.