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The Center for Research on Complex Generics (CRCG) facilitates research collaborations that help increase access to safe and effective generic drugs.


CRCG promotes generic industry training and engages the public in complex generics research. Researchers work collaboratively to conduct studies and develop new techniques in complex generics.


Faculty conduct drug development research that spans many fields, including complex injectables, drug-device combination products, locally-acting drugs, and quantitative clinical pharmacology.


The University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Michigan are well-positioned to conduct complex generic drug research that spans from formulation and analytical characterization to clinical studies.

Complete the CRCG Survey

CRCG aims to conduct education and research that facilitate the development of complex generic drugs. Your input is critical to helping us identify training and research activities to promote the understanding and development of new complex generic products.

Please complete a brief survey to provide us with your suggestions about areas of focus for CRCG. The deadline to complete the survey is Feb. 1, 2021. A preview of the survey is available here.




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