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Vacancies within OCTRU

Vacancies within OCTRU

Research General

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The PART study has completed recruitment

The PART study has completed recruitment

Research

The PART study, a feasibility study comparing radical prostatectomy (RP) and partial ablation (PA) using HIFU of the prostate in men with unilateral, intermediate risk prostate cancer has now completed recruitment.

OCTRU members attend ICTMC 2017

OCTRU members attend ICTMC 2017

General Research

Members of OCTRU attended this weeks 4th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference and Society for Clinical Trials 38th Annual Meeting in Liverpool

Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery

Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery

Research Publication

Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research by a UK team led by NDORMS at the Oxford University.

Catch up with the monthly messages from the Director of the NIHR HTA Programme

Catch up with the monthly messages from the Director of the NIHR HTA Programme

Research General Funding success

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.

ATOM Trial begins recruitment

ATOM Trial begins recruitment

Research

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).

Academy of Medical Sciences - New Fellows 2016

Academy of Medical Sciences - New Fellows 2016

General Research

47 world leading UK researchers have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for 2016 from 356 candidates. 8 of the 47 elected are from the University of Oxford, and 2 are from OCTRU.

International Clinical Trials Day 2016

International Clinical Trials Day 2016

General Research

OCTRU joined members of the NPEU and the Thames Valley and South Midlands Clinical Research Network today to mark International Clinical Trials Day.

International Clinical Trials Day 2016 - free public talk

International Clinical Trials Day 2016 - free public talk

Department General Research

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".

New Video released by the NIHR about the role of a CTU in developing a NIHR funding application

New Video released by the NIHR about the role of a CTU in developing a NIHR funding application

Research Funding success General

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.

Help shape research on treating hip pain

Help shape research on treating hip pain

Research

Have you been told you have a condition called ‘Avascular Necrosis’ or ‘Osteonecrosis’? If so, could we talk to you about a new study that is currently being thought about?

Honorary doctorate for Professor Doug Altman

Honorary doctorate for Professor Doug Altman

General Department Research

Doug Altman, Professor of Statistics in Medicine at NDORMS and Director of the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM), has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Utrecht.

Randomised Controlled Trial Course: A Guide to Design, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting

Randomised Controlled Trial Course: A Guide to Design, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting

Department Research

The Centre for Statistics in Medicine have announced the dates in 2015 when they will run this ever popular course.

Collaborative intervention development – consultation with key stakeholders

Collaborative intervention development – consultation with key stakeholders

General Research

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.

PART Trial - work started

PART Trial - work started

General Research Funding success

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.

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