Pharmaceutical Institute Offers Therapeutic Area Training Resources Across 40 Disease States

Raleigh, N.C. (March 8, 2010) Pharmaceutical Institute, a leading provider of specialized training solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and a subsidiary of Campbell Alliance, today announced the release of Therapeutic Area Essentials™, a comprehensive suite of more than 155 therapeutic are e-courses covering diagnosis, cause, and treatement for over 40 disease states.  Core therapeutic areas covered include cardiology and metabolic disorders, gastroenterology, infections, musculoskeletal, neurology, oncology, opthalmology, and respiratory disorders. 

In December 2009, Pharmaceutical Institute announced the acquisition of these materials from GeneEd, Inc., a company specializing in life science courseware. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“To keep pace with changes in pipeline or commercial strategy, pharmaceutical and biotech companies must be able to rapidly gain expertise in new therapeutic areas,” said Garry O’Grady, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute. “There is a significant need for therapeutic area training resources that deliver in-depth knowledge across a wide range of disease states. Teams that quickly obtain this knowledge will have a competitive advantage in the marketplace.”

Therapeutic Area Essentials™ suite of e-courses will add to Pharmaceutical Institute’s already extensive library of training resources that includes

  • Managed Markets Excellence®a complete training solution that addresses the critical need for specialized training in the complex and constantly evolving managed markets environment for pharmaceutical and biologic products 
  • Understanding Pharma™an extensive introduction to the workings of the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and an end-to-end perspective on the functional areas of a typical biopharmaceutical company
  • GxP and Regulatory Seriesa comprehensive view of good clinical practices and regulatory guidelines within the pharmaceutical and biotech industry
Formore information on the Therapeutic Area Essentials™ suite of e-courses, please visit: 

About the Pharmaceutical Institute

Pharmaceutical Institute is a leading provider of specialized training programs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. We partner with subject matter experts from our parent company, Campbell Alliance,
 to develop high-impact distance learning solutions for professionals within all major pharmaceutical company functions, including Brand Management, Business Development, Clinical Development, Managed Markets, Medical Affairs, Sales, and Trade and Distribution. Pharmaceutical Institute is based in Raleigh, N.C. For more information, please visit

James Forte
Director, Public and Media Relations
Pharmaceutical Institute
919-844-5650, extension 7195