CTRU is a UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Unit providing high quality support in running clinical trials in line with international regulatory standards, from the planning stages right through to analysis and reporting. 

Support is offered for trial design and protocol development, trial management, statistical advice and analysis, economic evaluation and data management (including randomisation and database development), along with advice on funding sources and the preparation of grant applications.

Where an application is successful, the unit will support the implementation of trials including ethics, research governance and MHRA submissions, together with site setup and monitoring, participant recruitment and dissemination.

The unit is currently supporting research in the following areas, among others:

  • Diabetes
  • Aphasia
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Obesity reduction
  • MRI
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Asthma
  • Occupational therapy

See the quick links to the right for more information on some of these studies. For a full list of studies the Unit is currently supporting, see Current Trials and Studies.

A full list of recently-completed studies can be found here.

The unit is based in the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield and receives funding from the National Institute for Health Research. We prioritise collaboration with investigators from the University of Sheffield and local NHS Trusts.

If you have a study in mind, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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