Relevant news stories to OCTRU
13 October 2016
Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research by a UK team led by NDORMS at the Oxford University.
16 June 2016
Professor Hywel Williams the Director of the NIHR HTA Programme writes a monthly Director’s Message. This month’s message includes Hywel’s tips on how to improve your research application by getting a review from outside of your team, and Hywel’s appreciation of NIHR.
31 May 2016
The first patient has now been registered to the ATOM trial, a single-centre (Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals Trust) pre-operative window of opportunity study of the effects of atovaquone on hypoxia in non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC).
10 May 2016
On International Clinical Trials Day this year, Professor Lamb will be giving a free public talk entitled: "Clinical Trials: One of the most important medical inventions in the last 100 years".
18 March 2016
The NIHR has produced a video highlighting the role that Clinical Trials Units (CTUs) play in developing an NIHR funding application, explaining both the role and benefits of working with CTUs. One of our co-directors, Professor Sallie Lamb is one of the CTU directors talking about the role of a CTU.
Randomised Controlled Trial Course: A Guide to Design, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting
12 March 2015
The Centre for Statistics in Medicine have announced the dates in 2015 when they will run this ever popular course.
26 February 2015
The RRIO [Rehabilitation Research in Oxford] group has embarked on a programme of work to investigate the management of back pain in older people, known as, The BOOST [Better Outcomes for Older people with Spinal Trouble] Programme. Professor Sallie Lamb is the Chief Investigator.
15 January 2015
The HTA has funded the PART Trial - A randomised controlled trial of Partial prostate Ablation versus Radical prosTatectomy (PART) in intermediate risk, unilateral clinically localised prostate cancer. Work on the trial officially started on 1st January 2015, further information on the trial and its progress will be available soon on the OCTRU Current Projects Page.