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Durham Clinical Trials Unit

Durham Clinical Trials Unit

Durham Clinical Trials Unit (DCTU) is a specialist research group focused on excellence in the development and delivery of applied health clinical trials and clinical studies to improve outcomes for patients, the public and the NHS.

DCTU provides academic leadership, operational expertise and the management infrastructure to enable clinical trials and studies to be conducted to the standards required by regulations and in accordance with best practice and guidance.

Working closely with clinical and academic staff from Universities and NHS Trusts, DCTU supports the design, development and delivery of nationally funded trials and clinical studies.

DCTU also supports the conduct, management and monitoring, analysis, interpretation and reporting of trials and clinical studies.

DCTU is has close links with academic groups across the region, as well as with the NIHR Research Design Service North East, the Clinical Research Network, and NHS Trusts.


News

Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2015 Winner

The Durham Constipation Service, hosted by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, was the winner of the Patient and Public Involvement - Making Research Better category at the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2015.

(29 May 2015) » More about Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2015 Winner


International Clinical Trials Day

The International Clinical Trials Day will take place on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

(20 May 2015) » More about International Clinical Trials Day


MAVRIC recruits 100th patient

The Manubrium-limited ministernotomy versus conventional sternotomy for aortic valve replacement: A randomised controlled trial has recruited its 100th patient.

(12 Feb 2015) » More about MAVRIC recruits 100th patient


Chief Investigator/Study Team of the Year award - NIHR Portfolio research in the North East and North Cumbria

The DISCARD 2 project has been awarded the Chief Investigator/Study Team of the Year award by the CRN North East and North Cumbria. 

(5 Feb 2015) » More about Chief Investigator/Study Team of the Year


Contact Us

Durham Clinical Trials Unit
School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health
Wolfson Building
Durham University, Queen’s Campus
Thornaby
Stockton on Tees
TS17 6BH
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 0345