What is INSTRuCT’s standard operating procedure?
INSTRuCT is a network of stroke centers in the country which would be carrying out stroke clinical trials relevant to the country. INSTRuCT will seek support from ICMR for the first 5 years to do a minimum of 5 stroke intervention trials.
What is the criteria for participation in the network?
1. Established stroke center with an annual volume of approximately 200 strokes.
2. Previous history of participation in clinical trials (pharmacological and non-pharmacological).
3. The Principal Investigator (PI) of the center should be ready to conduct the trials as per GCP guidelines.