Leicester Clinical Trials Unit works in partnership with many organisations, some of whom are listed below:
LCTU is part of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Collaborative (CRC).
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) - Funding scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
The NIHR is the Research arm of the NHS. It is a large overarching organisation with many components including some of the below:
The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Partners' goal is to establish the UK as a world leader in clinical research. The UKCRC provides a forum that enables all Partners to work together to transform the clinical research environment in the UK. LCTU is a member of the UKCRC.
LCTU Clinical Trials links
- Cochrane Library: systematic reviews of primary research in health care and health policy.
- NIHR Clinical Trials Guide with information to support individuals interested in pursuing a research career that involves the delivery of clinical trials.
- RDS Blog: Monthly update from the Research Design Service, bringing you tips, insights and experiences of the funding application process.
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