Medical Researcher

A medical researcher is a person who discovers new methods and ways of enhancing human health. These scientists perform research on microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses and later they regularly perform reviews, clinical investigations and create reports during this process.

Career Options

  • - Microbiologists - Clinical Research Coordinator - Medical Scientists - Clinical Trial Manager - Clinical Laboratory Technician - Clinical Research Manager

Educational Qualifications

  • 12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.

Personal Skills

  • - scientific and numerical skills - Good written and oral communication skills - Genuine enjoyment of the research subject - A methodical approach to work - Tenacity and patience - Ability to work well in teams and to network and forge links with collaborators - Problem-solving skills and analytical thinking - Attention to detail

Courses to be pursued

  • - MD-PhD Dual degree training program - PhD in Biomedical Sciences

Top Colleges

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi Address: Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110029 Phone: 011 2658 8500 Website:
  • Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi Address: 2, Bahadur Shah Zafar Road, Balmiki Basti, New Delhi, Delhi 110002 Phone: 011 2323 9279 Website:

Working Conditions

Medical Researchers mostly work in offices and laboratories. They occupy themselves by studying data and reports. Medical Researchers work with dangerous biological samples or chemicals but they always take precautions to ensure a safe environment. They usually work full time.

Top Companies

  • ICBio Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd. Address: 16 &18, ICBio Towers,Chikkabetahalli Yelahanka Main Rd, Vidyaranyapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560097 Phone: 080 2364 1042 Website:
  • Auriga Research Private Limited Address: 3/15, Block 3, Kirti Nagar Industrial Area, Kirti Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110015 Phone: 011 4575 4546 Website:

Successful Persons

Sir John

Sir John is a developmental biologist who holds an apex position in research of cloning and nuclear transplantation. He is the recipient of Lasker Award in the year 2009 and in 2009 he was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that mature cells can be changed into stem cells along with Shinya Yaminaka.

Tu Youyou

Tu Youyou is a Chinese medical scientist and pharmaceutical chemist who also received the Lasker Award for discovering artemisinin and dihydroartemisinin which helps to treat malaria. It is said that her discoveries saved lives of millions of people.

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