The SCIDRE Co., a contract research organization (CRO), hosted a successful 2-day workshop on Good Clinical Practice, 11-12 Oct. 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. The purpose of this workshop was to train individuals to be Certified Research Associates, who play an important role in the conduct of clinical trials. This workshop was held in conjunction with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and featured the following trainers: Nadia Zaki, Raeda Mustafa, Rehab Assaad, and Henry Silverman. Magdi Shehata and Alaa Abou Zeid, former MERETI trainees, are co-founders of the CRO. Please check out the photos of the workshop and the videos on this website. The photo on this post shows Dr. Magdi Shehat and the participants at the workshop.