ACRP appoints chair of GCC
This article was originally published in SRA
The US-based Association of Clinical Research Professionals has confirmed the appointment of Dr Satish Chandra as chairman of the association's Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) Chapter. Dr Chandra is a specialist and head of clinical research at Tawam Hospital in the United Arab Emirates. Accredited with discovery of the first human immunophilin gene, and responsible for avid binding of the hormone progesterone, he has published extensively in international peer reviewed journals, as well as authoring two books in the area of molecular medicine. Dr Chandra said that the GCC was emerging as an "increasingly important location in terms if medical breakthroughs and clinical research" and that he hoped his new role would enable him to support further growth and developments.