CRF was established as there was an increasing burden of Respiratory illnesses especially Obstructive Airway Diseases in India. Knowledge on these illnesses had to be borrowed from the west as there was no sufficient research relevant to Indian or Asian population. In spite of lot of expenditure on drugs for treatment of these illnesses, we are facing a huge economic burden due to the prevalence of respiratory illnesses
CRF has four important departments of function.
Yes. Phase 3 and 4 clinical trials are conducted at CRF. CRF has a diversified clientele base comprising of various pharmaceutical companies and SMO/CRO.
Yes. CRF has had a diversified database since the inception. It has worked with Cipla, GSK, Novartis, Glenmark, BI, etc on different clinical trials.
Chest Research Foundation (CRF) is a Public Charitable Trust registered with Charity Commissioner, Pune under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.
CRF conducts research in the domain of respiratory illnesses. It has contributed immensely in the field of research since inception. It was a pioneer to bring out to the world about the existence of Non-Smoking COPD.
CRF conducts charity clinic once a week on Thursday – post 2 pm for children diagnosed with Asthma.