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Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What are your current research,workshops, seminars and what new projects for the current year ?
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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - GLOBAL GLIMER STUDY
IAGIM researchers have undertaken a 5 - 8 year global initiative in the study of all five types of Multiple Sclerosis covering diverse fields of thyroid lymphocyte T-cell selection, Virology (EBV, HH6), Blood CNS Barrier penetration, protein folding chemistry, De-myelination, Chronic CNS inflammation, autoimmune scaring and lesion formation in terms of integrating modern aspects of epidemiology etiology and epigenetics.

Q: What are your current research projects for Advanced Adult Education in 2016 - 2020?
Continual Adult Education [CAE] - Highly Advanced Neuro Science Technical 4 year Course.
NEURO A101, A201, A301 & A401 conducted over a four year period for post graduate students. This highly advanced and evolving state-of-the art technical neuroscience course is presented by Prof. J. D. Block, a well published Neuro-Immuno Epidemiologist and chief scientist for the Locum International Group and Head of the Neuroscience Department of IAGIM. Cutting edge technology, advanced epidemiology, epigenetics and etiology of autoimmune degenerative diseases (81) from Multiple Sclerosis to Stickman's disease (Stiff Persons Syndrome) are exhaustively covered for advanced post graduate students.

NEURO 101, 201, 301 & 401 is presented for undergraduate students. Tuition, R&D and Library (Reading Lists) are comprehensive and exhaustive meeting the latest concepts and technology in medicinal chemistry (bio & molecular), quorum mathematics, Immune and Auto-immune responses and cellular interfacing, protein chemistry (default folding), epigenetics, the human genome, gastric microbiota and dietary functions, microorganism quorum sensing and gastric cellular interfacing together with exhaustive CNS Neuro-physiology, advanced developmental anthropology and current concepts in smart animal developmental paleoanthropology and comparative neurology.

Q: Where can I purchase the latest drug development SOPs and Analytical HPLC Assay Methods
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PHARMACEUTICAL SOPS
The SOP Index gives the titles of all SOPs, Pharmaceutical, Analytical, Stability, Microbiological etc. currently available - or purchase the e-SOP on CD ROM for your own in-house development.
IAGIM members can purchase SOPs at $10 - $25 per page over and above their free online SOPs per month.

Q: Do you ever offer LIG Journal & Handbook publications at discounted prices?
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Monthly Specials
Different products and special offers are available every month for first time buyers only. This is a great introduction to our technology products. IAGIM's best buy benefit plans cater for the serious developer.

Q: Can you help us to identify the blue and yellow capsules in our drug cupboard?
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Try visiting for a selection of photos of tablets and capsules available in the USA.

Q: Can a university project feature on a Locum web site?
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JOINT VENTURES / LICENSING AGREEMENTS / MS GLOBAL GLIMER STUDY
Joint venture projects with universities are continually in progress such as the University of Maryland IVIVC-IAGIM Project.
Research orientated institutions are thoroughly vetting via our standard validation procedure. LocumGroup revalidates and qualifies all IAGIM memberships annually.

Q: How do I order a Handbooks or Journal subscription?
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Best is to just e-mail our office - for journals, handbooks and other technical publication. The Bookshop page describes each one carefully.

Q: Any new journals in this year?
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International Journal on Food & Wine cGMP, International Journal on Wine R&D, International Journal on Wine Research Technology - Locum International Press - publishers of the renown, peer reviewed international journal series on innovative and generic drug development have initiated their new International Journal on Food & Wine Technology. Structured as a 80p full color, glossy, per reviewed technical, hands-on, state-of-the-art, international Good Manufacturing Practice publication, the Journal fills a long awaited gap in the food and wine technology markets.


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I cannot access the Ready-To-Go Drug Development Series information page?
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Purchase of the 'Ready-To-Go Series' are dedicated solely to IAGIM Members who pay an annual membership fee to support the Drug Development Association worldwide research program.

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Paying for technology by International Bank Draft or Wire TT in USA or Canada or elsewhere.
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Yes - Request wire transfer dedails or mail your check in US Dollars to our Contact Address advised by e-mail. You may check prices on our bookshop and then e-mail. IAGIM an advice about your wire or check-in-the-mail.

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How does the Locum Group and IAGIM Drug Development Association protect its IP and authors copyright
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IAGIM and its research divisions invite and process the applications of new manufacturing and development companies or research orientated institutions after a thorough vetting and validation procedure. (Registration, license, GMP certification, trade, brochure and press references are used in the validation and protection of IAGIM IP and copyright process) [form] [Link] - LocumGroup revalidates and qualifies single and multiple-user IAGIM memberships annually, whether in academia or industrial or hold joint positions. LIG rigidly protects its copyright and intellectual property. Due to our authors copyright and intellectual property rights LocumGroup will refuse sale or delivery after payment to anonymous end-users (by agents or third party) where the possibility of an infringement can occur. Universities and multiple users in academia and industry require multiple-user licenses. No institution may place our electronic data files and electronic databases online for public or private view and/or resale, as authors do not receive their rightful copyright fees. Locum rigorously blacklists web search engines and other institutions that attempt to violate international copyright law and international property rights whereby depriving authors of an honest living.

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Is my company's web site sufficient to validate my IAGIM membership?
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Yes indeed. 99.99% of pharmaceutical firms and research institutions have excellent web sites with all the necessary site validation data openly displayed. Where a web site and/or press reports are absent, then the IP department performs a thorough site validation procedure utilizing a wide range of techniques and tools.

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How can an approved member purchase IAGIM's CMC know-how data files on commercial formula, manufacturing processes and all necessary specifications?
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Go to the USA or IAGIM drug development association and review the latest data on offer.

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.What is the Locum Bookshop
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Locum Bookshop is a Virtual Book Store. It is a catalog with individual prices

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. How does Locum prefer to receive payment?
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USA Bank Drafts drawn on a first class US bank are required

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Where and When are your global drug development 2 to 5 day intensive online workshops?
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LIG presents over 21 Drug development online work shops twice or more annually in US, EU and ASIA.


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.We would like to subscribe as a member in IAGIM . Would you please send me all the necessary information.
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Joining the Generic Drug Development Association (Costs three Dollars-a-Day). Use a check or the Bookshop for You can start any time for a continuous full 12 months membership period.

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We are interested in getting the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Generic Development - Oral MR Tablets. Could you please send us further information about price, payment conditions, etc.
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The Download Area has really tons of data on the 24 volume Drug Development Handbook Series. Price and payment are best viewed using the secure bookshop. E-mail us for additional info - we will be glad to help within 24 hours.

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Generic Commercial Master Formula and full Manufacturing Processes (120+)
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Generic commercial master formula and full manufacturing processes Full details and generic know-how lists visit Ready-To-Go Series - CMC Know-how Technology. Snapshot of global clients

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How frequently are the Handbooks updated?.
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New edition handbooks are published annually in January each year.
NOTE: Current IAGIM members receive free Handbooks (CD ROM) on all Handbooks that were purchased during the previous year.
This is really a great way to keep all Handbooks bought, fully updated through IAGIM membership. (It means that IAGIM Members get a brand new set of drug development handbooks every year they remain a member.) - Locum Group revalidates and qualifies all IAGIM memberships annually.


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Please send me the information on how to join the Drug Development Association - IAGIM
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There are easy ways to join IAGIM Institute. (IAGIM Research, IAGIM Institute, IAGIM DD Association).
Just download this form or join the the Drug Development Association using e-mail procedures. We will gladly send all data by e-mail within 24 - 48 hours or anything else you need to know.

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.What is the popular Generic Drug Development Letter?
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The Drug Development Letter contains articles and reviews on drug development taken from the latest Journals and Handbooks; - But best of all it's free. Give your details and ask for an entry code.

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Where do I mail a check?
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All checks go to our 'contact us ' global tax free regional address.. Remember there is no Sales Tax, GST or VAT added. All purchases are free of any value added tax or customs duties anywhere in the world that's why our processing warehouses are situated in the EU, Isle of Man, Ireland, Israel, Singapore RSA, UK and the USA.

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I want more info about job opportunities at Locum International Group of companies?
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E-mail Locum at for the latest job offer.

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.Who are your Journal / Handbook Subscribers and Association Members?
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Generic and Innovative Drug Development Firms, Universities with Pharmacy Schools and Drug Development Units, Specialized Industry Consultants (banks, legal, scientific), Science Writers, Inspection Agencies, MOHs, Drug Research Institutions and large universities or commercial libraries.


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