Useful Links for Clinical Research Professionals


Charities
http://www.amrc.org.uk/
Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)


Dictionaries

http://www.pharma-lexicon.com/
A dictionary medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations.
http://www.pharmaceutical-drug-manufacturers.com/pharmaceutical-glossary/glossary-of-terms.html
Pharmaceutical Glossary
http://www.medterms.com
online medical dictionary
http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
online medical dictionary
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html
Medical Dictionary
http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/
Medical Dictionary
http://medical-dictionary.com/
Medical Dictionary
http://www.online-medical-dictionary.org/
Medical Dictionary
http://www.medilexicon.com/
Medical Dictionary

News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/default.stm
BBC Health News
http://www.pharmafocus.com

Wiki’s

http://wiki.eyeforpharma.com
Pharmaceutical Industry resource
http://en.wikipedia.org
Free encyclopedia that anyone can edit
www.pharmdot.wikidot.com
Clinical trials wiki for people working in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Professional Organisations

American Medical Writers Association
http://www.amwa.org/
40 West Gude Drive
Suite 101
Rockville
MD 20850-1192
United States
Tel: 301-294-5303
Fax: 301-294-9006
For more information contact mailto:info@amwa.org

American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)
http://www.faseb.org
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda
MD 20814-3995
United States
Tel:  00 1 301-530-7060
Fax:  00 1 301-530-7061
For more information contact aspetinfo@aspet.faseb.org

Association of British Healthcare Industries
http://www.abhi.org.uk
St George’s House
195-203 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8WD
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)20 7787 3060
Fax:  44 (0)20 7787 3061
For more information contact enquiries@abhi.org.uk

Association of Clinical Data Management (ACDM)
http://www.acdm.org.uk/
PO Box 129
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 8FG
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1625 511818
Fax:  44 (0) 1625 511750
For more information contact mailto:jspencer@technomark.com

Association of Clinical Research Professionals
http://www.acrpnet.org
500 Montgomery Street
Suite 800
Alexandria
VA 22314
United States
Tel: (703) 254-8100
Fax: (703) 254-8101
For more information contact mailto:office@acrpnet.org

Association of Consultants to the Bioscience Industries
Copper Beeches
Gayton Road
Milton Malsor
Northants
NN7 3AA
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1604 859456
Fax:  44 (0) 1604 858894
For more information contact mailto:nigeld@cwcom.net

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
http://www.abpi.org.uk/
12 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2DY
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 207 930 3477
Fax:  44 (0) 207 747 1414

BioIndustry Association
http://www.bioindustry.org/
14/15 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 7565 7190
Fax:  44 (0) 20 7565 7191
For more information contact mailto:admin@bioindustry.org

Biotechnology Industry Association (BIO)
http://www.bio.org/
1225 Eye Street
N.W
Suite 400 Washington
Washington
DC 20005
United States
Tel:  00 1 202 857 0244
Fax:  00 1 202 857 0237
For more information contact mailto:info@bio.org

British Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians
http://www.brapp.org.uk/
Ground Floor
26-28 Bedford Row
London
WC1R 4EH
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 7404 3404
Fax:  44 (0) 20 7404 2505
For more information contact mailto:liz.langley@brapp.org.uk

British Association of Research Quality Assurance (BARQA)
http://www.barqa.com/
Suite 2
3 Wherry Lane
Ipswich
IP4 1LG
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)1473 221411
Fax:  44 (0)1473 221412
For more information contact mailto:liz.langley@brapp.org.uk

British Healthcare Business Intelligence Association (BHBIA)
http://www.bhbia.org.uk/
105 St Peter’s Street
St Albans
Herts
AL1 3EJ
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)1727 896085
Fax:  44 (0)1727 896026
For more information contact mailto:admin@bhbia.org.uk

British Standards Institution (BSI)
http://www.bsi.org.uk/
British Standards House
389 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 4AL
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 8996 9000
Fax:  44 (0) 20 8996 7001
For more information contact info@bsi.org.uk

Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie Service GmbH
http://www.bpi-service.de/
Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie Service GmbH
Karlstraße 21
60329 Frankfurt/Main
Germany
For more information contact mailto:inform@tion.com

Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.canadiangenerics.ca
4120 Yonge Street
Suite 409
Toronto
Ontario
M2P 2B8
Canada
Tel:  1 (416) 223 2333
Fax:  1 (416) 223 2425
For more information contact info@canadiangenerics.ca

Drug Information Association (DIA)
http://www.diahome.org/
501 Office Center Drive
Suite 450
Fort Washington
Pennsylvania
19034-3211
United States
Tel:  1 215 628 2288
Fax:  1 215 641 1229
For more information contact mailto:dia@diahome.org

European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA)
http://www.emea.eu.int/home.htm
7 Westferry Circus
Canary Wharf
London
E14 4HB
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)20 74 18 84 00
Fax:  44 (0)20 74 18 84 16
For more information contact mail@emea.eu.int

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
http://www.efpia.org/
Rue du Trône 108, Brussels
B-1050
Belgium
Tel: 32 (0)2 626 25 55
Fax: 32 (0)2 626 25 66
For more information contact info@efpia.org

European Forum for Good Clinical Practice
http://www.efgcp.org/
c/o Intern. Ass. Centre
Washington Straat 40
B-1050 Brussels
Belgium
Tel:  32 2 774 16 14
Fax:  32 2 772 61 97
For more information contact pth@eortc.be

European Generic medicines Association
http://www.egagenerics.com
P.O. Box 193
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium
Tel:  32 2 736 84 11
Fax:  32 2 736 74 38
For more information contact info@egagenerics.com

European Medical Writers Association (EMWA)
http://www.emwa.org/
Baarerstrasse 110C
7th Floor, P.O. Box 2246
Switzerland
6302 Zug
Switzerland
Tel:  41 41 766 05 81
Fax:  41 41 766 05 86
For more information contact info@emwa.org

European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association (EphMRA)
http://www.ephmra.org/
54 Sunridge Avenue
Bromley
Kent
BR1 2QD
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 8466 8630
Fax:  44 (0) 20 8466 0767
For more information contact 101570.1357@compuserve.com

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom
http://www.f-pharm-med.org.uk/
1 St Andrews Place
Regent’s Park
London
NW1 4LB
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 7224 0343
Fax:  44 (0) 20 7224 5381
For more information contact mailto:fpm@f-pharm-med.org.uk

Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville
Maryland
20857
United States
Tel: 1-888-463-6332

Generic Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.gphaonline.org
2300 Clarendon Blvd
Suite 400
Arlington
VA 22201
United States
Tel:  1 (703) 647 2480
Fax:  1 (703) 647 2481
For more information contact info@gphaonline.org

German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies
http://www.vfa.de/en/index_en.html/latesttopics.html
Verband Forschender Arzneimittelhersteller e.V.
Hausvogteiplatz 13
10117 Berlin
Germany
Tel:  49 30 20604-0
Fax:  49 30 20604-222
For more information contact mailto:info@vfa.de

German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM )
http://www.bfarm.de/de/index.php
Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger-Allee 3
53175 Bonn
Germany
Tel:  49 (0)228 207 30
Fax:  49 (0)228 207 5207
For more information contact mailto:poststelle@bfarm.de

Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance
C/O Vision Consulting
201 Darvesh Chambers
743 P.D. Hinduja Road
Khar
Mumbai, 400 052,
India
Tel:  91 22 26 00 0632
Fax:  91 22 26 00 0633

Institute of Clinical Research
http://www.instituteofclinicalresearch.org/
Thames House
Mere Park
Dedmere Road
Marlow
Buckinghamshire
SL7 1XH
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1628 899755
Fax:  44 (0) 1628 899766
For more information contact mailto:info@instituteofclinicalresearch.org

International Federation of Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians (IFAPP)
http://www.ifapp.org/
Rendementsweg 24 E-I
3641 SL Mijdrecht
The Netherlands
Tel:  31 297 285144
Fax:  31 297 256046
For more information contact mailto:ifapp@planet.nl

International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA)
http://www.ifpma.org/
30 rue de St-Jean
P.O. Box 9
1211 Geneva 18
Switzerland
Tel:  41 22 340 1200
Fax:  41 22 340 1380
For more information contact r.weber@ifpma.org

International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance
http://www.egagenerics.com/igpa.htm
C/o Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association
4120 Yonge Street
Suite 409
Toronto
Ontario
M2P 2B8
Canada
Tel:  1 (416) 223 2333
Fax:  1 (416) 223 2425
For more information contact mailto:info@canadiangenerics.ca

International Pharmaceutical Congress Advisory Association
http://www.ipcaa.org/
IPCAA Secretariat
PO Box 182
Switzerland
CH-4013 Basle
Switzerland
Tel:  41 61 821 3133
Fax:  41 61 821 3144
For more information contact secretariat@ipcaa.org

International Society for Pharmacoepimediology
http://www.pharmacoepi.org/
5272 River Road
Suite 630
Bethesda
MD 20816
United States
Tel: 301-718-6500
Fax: 301-656-0989
For more information contact ISPE@paimgmt.com

International Society of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcome Research
http://www.ispor.org/
3100 Princeton Pike
Building 3
Suite E
Lawrenceville
NJ 08648
United States
Tel: 1-609-219-0773
Fax: 1-609-219-0774
For more information contact info@ispor.org

Japan Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.nichiyaku.or.jp/index_e.html
Nagai House 4F
2-12-15
Shibuya
Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150-8389
Japan
Tel:  81-3-3406-1171
Fax:  81-3-3406-1499
For more information contact jpa@nichiykau.or.jp

Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
http://www.jpma.or.jp
No address provided, Japan
Tel:

Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)
http://www.medicaldevices.org/
1900 K Street
NW
Suite 300
Washington, D.C.
20006
United Kingdom
Tel: (202) 496-7150
For more information contact mailto:mdmainfo@medicaldevices.org

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
http://www.mca.gov.uk/
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Market Towers
1 Nine Elms Lane
London
SW8 5NQ
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)20-7273 0000
Fax:  44 (0)20-7273 0353
For more information contact mailto:info@mca.gsi.gov.uk

National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
320 Old Country Road
Garden City
NY 11530-1752
United States
Tel:  1 516 741 3699
Fax:  1 516 741 3696

National Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.npa.co.uk/
National Pharmaceutical Association
Mallinson House
38-42 St. Peter’s Street
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3NP
United Kingdom
Tel: 01727 832161
Fax: 01727 840858
For more information contact mailto:npa@npa.co.uk

Network for Senior Executives in Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
http://www.nsep.org/
54 Cross Road
Watford
WD19 4DQ
United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1923 256585
Fax:  44 (0) 1923 256790
For more information contact mailto:info@nsep.org

Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association (NDMA)
http://www.ndmainfo.org/
1150 Connecticut Avenue
N.W., Washington D.C.
20036-4193
United States
Tel:  1 202 429 9260
Fax:  1 202 223 6835
For more information contact mailto:mbalterman@***personal email not allowed***

Pharma Arbeitskreis Information & Dokumentation
 http://www.paid.de/
Pharma Arbeitskreis Information & Dokumentation, Weismüllerstr. 45, 60314 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Tel: 0 69 / 40 01 - 25 22
Fax: 0 69 / 40 01 - 12 44
For more information contact mailto:jaroslava.paraskevove@viatris.de

Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board
http://www.paab.ca/index_en.html
Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board, 375 Kingston Rd., Suite 200, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 1A3, Canada
Tel: (905) 509-2275
Fax: (905) 509-2486
For more information contact mailto:info@paab.ca

Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence and Research Group (PBIRG)
http://www.pbirg.com/
Pennsylvannia, , United States, United States
Tel: (215) 337 9301
Fax: (215) 337 9303
For more information contact pbirginfo@pbirg.com

Pharmaceutical Industry Contract Research Alliance
http://www.picra.org
PICRA, United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0) 24 76639574
For more information contact mailto:andy@basanalytics.co.uk

Pharmaceutical Industry Project Management Group
 http://www.pipmg.org.uk/index.html
The PIPMG Office, c/o Browncroft Events Ltd, 9 Maple Court, Grove Park, Maidenhead, SL6 3LW, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)1628 829966
Fax:  44 (0)1628 829974
For more information contact events@browncroft.com

Pharmaceutical Information & Pharmacovigilance Association
http://www.aiopi.org.uk/
PI&PA, PO Box 254, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 9AF, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0)1628 668 493
Fax:   44 (0)1628 604 344
For more information contact aiopi@aiopi.org.uk

Pharmaceutical Management Psychology Association (PsyPhaa)
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/hrhg/psyphaa.htm
75 Qualitas, Roman Hill, Bracknell, Berks, RG12 7QG, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1344 451847
Fax:  44 (0) 1344 451847
For more information contact hughgibbons@psyphaa.com

Pharmaceutical Marketing Society
http://www.pmsociety.org.uk/
PO Box 200, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 3FA, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1403 264 898
Fax:  44 (0) 1403 217 022
For more information contact mailto:vivien@pmsociety.org.uk

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhMRA)
http://www.phrma.org/
1100 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Tel: (202)-835-3400
Fax: (202)-835-3414

Pharmaceutical Sales Managers Group
 http://www.psmg.info
PSMG Office, The Loft, 36 Theobald Way, Frimley, Surrey, GU16 9RF, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1276 64031
Fax:  44 (0) 1276 64090
For more information contact secretary@psmg.info

Propriety Association of Great Britain (PAGB)
 http://www.pagb.co.uk/
Vernon House, Sicilian Avenue, London, WC1A 2QH, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 7242 8331
Fax:  44 (0) 20 7405 7719
For more information contact mailto:info@pagb.co.uk

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
 http://www.raps.org/
11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 1000, Rockville, MD 209852, United States
Tel:  1 301 770 2920
Fax:  1 301 770 2924
For more information contact raps@raps.org

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
http://www.rpsgb.org.uk/
1 Lambeth High Street, London, SE1 7JN, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 20 7735 9141
Fax:  44 (0) 20 7735 7629
For more information contact infocentre@rpsgb.org.uk

Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine
http://www.socpharmed.org/
20/22 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DZ, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 207 581 8333 ext 262/2
Fax:  44 (0) 207 589 3606
For more information contact spm@iob.org

Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI)
 http://www.psiweb.org/
Resources for Business, South Park Road, Macclesfield, SK11 6SH, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 1625 511750
Fax:  44 (0) 1625 267879
For more information contact admin@psiweb.org

The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs
 http://www.topra.org/Resource.phx/public/start.htx
TOPRA Ltd, Heron Quays, Marsh Wall, London, E14 4JB, United Kingdom
Tel:  44 (0) 207 538 9502
Fax:  44 (0) 207 515 7836
For more information contact mailto:info@topra.org

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