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    Corn plasters good for feet!

    Staff in DTS (Mike Bradburn and Stephen Walters), along with Professor Wesley Vernon and Dr Lisa Farndon, and Professor Simon Dixon (in HEDS) have recently been involved in the analysis and reporting of randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate the effectiveness of salicylic acid plasters compared with usual scalpel debridement for the treatment of corns.

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    Celebrating 25 years of CONI

    Mike Campbell, ScHARR's Professor of Medical Statistics, recently attended an event at St James's Palace to celebrate 25 years of the Care of Next Infant (CONI) project.

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    Cluster RCT Book

    Text book authored by DTS Professors Mike Campbell and Stephen Walters for Wiley, on “How to design, analyse and report cluster randomised trials in medicine and health related research” was published in June 2014.

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    NIHR Senior Investigator Research Method Fellowships

    In conjunction with two of ScHARR’s NIHR Senior Investigators Professor Jon Nicholl and Professor Steve Goodacre, DTS’s Professor Steven Julious has been successful in obtaining two prestigious NIHR Research Methods fellowships to work on the use of adaptive designs in publicly funded RCTs, particularly emergency medicine.

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    NIHR Funding Award

    National Institute for Health Research Clinical Trials Unit (NIHR CTU) Support Funding award.

    Dr Cindy Cooper is the Director of the Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) which consists of 35 staff and attracts in excess of £3.9 million annual research income to the University.  Currently the CTRU is managing 44 live studies worth £19 million to the University. The CTRU is an outstanding ScHARR success.

  • New staff within the Design, Trials and Statistics Section

    New staff within the Design, Trials and Statistics Section

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    A comparison, adaptation and validation of lung cancer risk models

    Health researchers in Sheffield, lead by DTS’s Dr Dawn Teare, have won tens of thousands of pounds for a project to better predict people’s risk of developing lung cancer.  Details of the project were widely reported in the local media including the Sheffield Star, Sheffield Telegraph and BBC radio Sheffield.