Therapeutic areas are the areas of medicines in which you study about Alzheimer’s, oncology, respiratory and ophthalmology and the areas of medicine in which you concentrate and specialize in clinical research. When you enter in clinical research field and study different therapeutics areas then as you go for the higher positions, recruiters hire you on the basis of your past experiences and will assign you according to the therapeutic area of your experience.
All the therapeutic areas are not created equally and some of them are described as below:
Oncology is the most in demand therapeutic area and it also provides provides a lot of leverages. Oncology trials make a lot of money for the sponsors because people with cancer have to take these drugs prepared from oncology for the rest of their life because there is no cure for the cancer. This gives a huge benefit to the companies running oncology studies. This area is the best for progressive career.
2. Central nervous system (CNS):
Specific disorder like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, autism and all other disorder which have to deal with the central nervous system are high in demand and companies are recruiting experienced people to work on these studies.
These are the studies which deal with the disorders related to the eyes. People having experience in this study are in high demand and can have huge perks.
Studies for the disease like asthma, COPD and related to the respiratory disorder are also at their peak. Companies are recruiting people having experience dealing with respiratory disorder and are paying them well.
Getting into these therapeutic areas in clinical industry in the early career is best because you progress in the same study and in the same department. These also give you a lot of benefits and are well paid. Having experience in any of these therapeutic area especially oncology can put people in high demand and can have huge leverages.