14th July 2014
The eRapid cancer methodology trial was listed as one of “20 new ideas from UK Universities that will change the world” in the Times Higher Education. For more information please see http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/20-new-ideas-from-uk-universities-that-will-change-the-world/2013812.article
25th June 2014
Cancer patients across Yorkshire will soon have better access to pioneering treatments following the establishment of a new clinical trials centre at the University of Leeds.
The Yorkshire Cancer Research Centre for Early Phase Clinical Trials, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, will provide more opportunities for Yorkshire-based patients to participate in innovative studies.
For more details see:
25th June 2014
Please see the feature on the Yorkshire Post Website about the new YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research Centre for Early Phase Clinical Trials:
06th June 2014
The Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research is pleased to announce that June sees the much-anticipated start of recruitment of care homes to the first UK-based trial assessing the effectiveness of Dementia Care MappingTM
Improvement in care quality and staff knowledge and skills is identified within the National Dementia Strategy for England and constitutes a Ministerial Advisory Group on Dementia Research (MAGDR) priority. The trial, known as DCM EPIC, is one of only 21 research projects, successfully sharing in £22 million of NIHR funding for dementia research, announced by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in December 2012.
19th May 2014
A number of unit staff from Statistics, Trial and Data Management are presenting at the annual Society for Clinical Trials conference, this year in Philadelphia, USA.