About the Centre:

Today's changing landscape in drug development requires a change in regulatory practices and the regulatory framework we have constructed to truly deliver on the promise of bringing efficacious and safe drugs earlier to patients.

We work towards this vision by bringing together experts from different disciplines to advance regulatory science nationally and internationally.

Academic Activities:

Courses Offered:

Executive course on Drug Development and Regulatory Affairs:   

The executive course on drug development and regulatory affairs is offered by the Centre for Regulatory Science, Prasanna School of Public Health in collaboration with the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM), University of Basel, Switzerland.

To take your knowledge to the next level and become an expert in the drug development life cycle,  this course will give you the big picture so that you can apply it in your everyday job and improve your performance. After the executive training program in drug development and regulatory affairs, you will achieve an overview of modern medical product development, regulation, and market introduction.


To provide tools and know-how to deepen the knowledge and expertise in effective drug development, regulatory strategies, and market access. 

Targeted Audience:

Specialists from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and generic industry service provider, contract research organization, academia, and hospital staff, health authority, and policymakers.

Course date:

The dates will be announced in the following months. Stay tuned. 

Fill out the following Google Form if you're interested in receiving  more information: https://forms.gle/GUd2pWNFcuyK8Hm47

Contact us at regulatoryscience@manipal.edu for additional details.


Regulatory Science Series:

Regulatory aspects of Personalised Healthcare – Global

The talk was focused on the developments in regulatory science regarding the emerging fields of drug development and personalized healthcare.

Speaker: The Centre for Regulatory Science Coordinator, Lada Leyens. Dr Lada brings together experience from Biotech, medical devices, and health authorities and has a passion for advancing regulatory science so that promising personalized medicines can be brought to patients earlier.


Regulatory Policies and Strategies for International Markets

Coming Soon...



Dr Lada Leyens, PhD, MSc (Dr TMA Pai Endowed Chair, Prasanna School of Public Health (PSPH), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). Regulatory Program Director, F.Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Switzerland) is the coordinator. 

Email id: lada.leyens@roche.com


Contact Information:

Email  Address: regulatoryscience@manipal.edu / publichealth.mu@manipal.edu

Phone: (0820) 2923157