Infections

FLIGHT study is celebrating 5 milstones

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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My Fellowship, PrEP And Beyond

Posted on 2 October 2018 by David Gillespie

Dr David Gillespie is Deputy Director of the Infections, Inflammation and Immunity Division in the Centre for Trials Research – and starts a Health and Care Research Wales Funded Post-Doctoral Fellowship this week. He talks about his background, motivation and ambitions for the future – as well as why he is focusing on research for
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INDUCE Study Wins ‘Jewel In The Crown’ Presentation At The College Of Podiatry Annual Conference And Exhibition In Glasgow

Posted on 14 December 2016 by Richard Haggerty

I presented at The College of Podiatry annual conference and exhibition in Glasgow on the 17th Nov 2016. The INDUCE study was selected as the Jewel in the Crown presentation from around 50 entries of short papers and poster presentations. Following a prize giving I was able to present, on the main stage, an overview of
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