Research

Ahana Hospitals LLP is a Neuropsychiatric Hospital that has an integrated clinical research department, that specializes in conducting and enabling novel and systemized research in the field of psychiatry aimed at driving healthcare in a positive direction. The endeavor of the clinical research unit is to undertake and promote excellence in clinical research and foster and support patient care and treatment. In line with Ahana Hospitals’ high ethical standards, the clinical trials are conducted in compliance with regulatory requirements that ensure and protect the safety, well-being, and rights of the subjects.

Our site has conducted more than 40 trials in phases II, III, IV, and BA-BE – global and multi-centric trials for over a decade now. The site has been inspected by the US FDA. We’ve done clinical trials on the following indications: Major depressive disorder, Schizophrenia, Premature ejaculation, Bipolar disorder, Adolescent Schizophrenia, Depression with Anxiety disorder

All the team members have been trained according to ICH-GCP guidelines, ICMR guidelines and NDCT rules 2019.

Team Members Team Member Count
Principal Investigators 3
Sub-Investigators 4
Raters 5
Phlebotomist 3
Study Co-ordinators 4
Nurses 3
Pharmacist 2

THE SITE HAS WELL–EQUIPPED INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES TO CONDUCT CLINICAL RESEARCH

The Facilities Include:
  • 01-80 C and -20 C Deep Freezer.
  • 02Refrigerators and Access Controlled Room for drug storage.
  • 03Thermohygrometer Temperature Recorder.
  • 0424 x 7 Power Backup.
  • 05High-speed Centrifuge.
  • 06ECG Machine.
  • 07EEG.
  • 08Document Storage Area.
  • 09Customized SOP and Protocols.
  • 10High-Speed Internet Connection.
  • 11Cooling Centrifuge.
  • 12Archival room.

All the instruments are regularly calibrated.

The ethical aspects of the trials are collectively monitored and reviewed by our Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) registered Institutional Ethics Committee. The IEC is responsible for scientific, ethical, and regulatory oversight of research conducted at Ahana Hospitals and serves to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects. In Addition to it, the IEC reviews and approves academic research projects conducted by the Ahana hospitals.

OUR SPONSORS

Newron
Pharmathen S.A., Greece
Mylan Laboratories Ltd
Janssen Research & Development,LLC
HBT Labs .Inc
Tolmar International Ltd
Targacept, Inc
Merck Pharmaceuticals
AstraZeneca
Otsuka
Forest Laboratories

ASSOCIATED CRO'S

CliniRx
Veeda Clinical Research Ltd
Cliantha Research
IQVIA
Lambda Therapeutic Research
CBCC Global Research
QED Pharmaceuticals
Torrent Pharma
Covance
Azidus