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Events

Better Healthcare Through More Inclusive Research – A Dissemination Event On Innovations In Clinical Trials Design And Delivery For Under-Represented Groups

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

A vision for ‘better healthcare through more inclusive research’ During the past year, a project looking at innovations in clinical trials design and delivery for under-represented groups has been carried out by a group of researchers at Newcastle University as part of a NIHR CRN speciality cluster, and supported by the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The
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FLIGHT study is celebrating 5 milstones

Infections

FLIGHT Study Milestones: Researching Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Posted on 22 November 2018 by Julie Pell

FLIGHT is a multicentre randomised trial of First Line treatment pathways for newly diagnosed Immune Thrombocytopenia: Standard steroid treatment versus combined steroid and mycophenolate.  Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Study background Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an illness that causes bruising and bleeding owing to a low platelet count (blood cells essential for
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Dr Philip Pallmann presenting at the RDCS Grant Writing Event 2018

Events

RDCS 2-Day Grant Writing Event 2018: Supporting Health And Care Research Wales Grant Proposals

Posted on 15 November 2018 by Philip Pallmann

Last week the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a two-day grant writing retreat at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Nine NHS pharmacists, midwives, physiotherapists, GPs, psychologists, and public health researchers working across both Cardiff and Vale and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards as well as Public Health Wales and the NHS Wales
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Eleni Glarou working with a child using Phonological Awareness techniques.

Population Medicine

Studying a PhD in Population Medicine: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing (SP) difficulties

Posted on 9 November 2018 by Eleni Glarou

Eleni Glarou is based in the Centre for Trials Research. She won a competitive funded place for a PhD in Population Medicine: Understanding multi-party communication in therapy sessions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing (SP) difficulties: The value of interaction analysis. Tell us a bit about yourself My BSc (Hons) was in Speech
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