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ENCEPH-IG Trial: The Challenges Of Running A Rare Disease Trial

ENCEPH-IG Trial: The Challenges Of Running A Rare Disease Trial

Posted on 19 June 2023 by Paula Foscarini-Craggs

Autoimmune encephalitis is swelling of the brain caused by the immune system attacking the body in error. It can cause people to become confused, drowsy, exhibit changes in behaviour, and […]

Doing Our Part In The Fight Against Global Warming: Can We Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Clinical Trials Through The Use Of A Footprinting Model?

Doing Our Part In The Fight Against Global Warming: Can We Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Clinical Trials Through The Use Of A Footprinting Model?

Posted on 5 June 2023 by Elis Midha

World Environment Day is a particularly poignant time to remind ourselves of the current state of play in our efforts to preserve our planet and our fight against global warming. […]

Research Outreach, Workshops & Giraffes In The Land Of The Brave

Research Outreach, Workshops & Giraffes In The Land Of The Brave

Posted on 17 April 2023 by Claire Nollett

“Welcome to Namibia, the Land of the Brave!” announced Professor Mitonga as I walked into his office at the University of Namibia (UNAM) one morning back in February. It was […]

Trial Governance Placement Scheme Launch

Trial Governance Placement Scheme Launch

Posted on 11 April 2023 by Rachel McNamara

The Centre for Trials Research (CTR) based at Cardiff University is delighted to be working in partnership with the Health Research Board-Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN) in Ireland, to launch […]

Our Nurses, Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (NMAHP)

Our Nurses, Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (NMAHP)

Posted on 28 March 2023 by Nicola Ivins

The Nurses, Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (NMAHP) are an established group within the Centre for Trials Research (CTR), who contribute clinical and research expertise to a wide range of […]

The Last Of Us: Fungal Infection Readily Overlooked As Significant Cause Of Human Disease

The Last Of Us: Fungal Infection Readily Overlooked As Significant Cause Of Human Disease

Posted on 13 March 2023 by Richard Haggerty

Fungal infection is readily overlooked as a significant cause of human disease, limited to irritating superficial infections of the skin, hair and nails or mucosal membranes (thrush), with severe disease […]

Realising Your Research Ideas

Realising Your Research Ideas

Posted on 21 February 2023 by Sue Channon

Research Design and Conduct Service workshop for Health and Care Professions Council-Registered Practitioners 24th & 25th January 2023 Grand Hotel Swansea. One of the longer-term strategic goals for the Centre […]

Introducing Our New Honorary Professor Lewis White

Introducing Our New Honorary Professor Lewis White

Posted on 8 February 2023 by Richard Haggerty

Professor Lewis White recently joined the Centre for Trials Research as an Honorary Professor jointly with the Division of Infection and Immunity at Cardiff University. In the first of two […]

PRONTO Poem: A Patient Representative Reflects On Her Involvement

PRONTO Poem: A Patient Representative Reflects On Her Involvement

Posted on 7 December 2022 by Joanne Euden

The PRONTO Poem A patient representative reflects on her involvement, to date, in the PRONTO Trial. “Will you join as our PPI rep?” was the shout “We heard you'd had […]

Bridging The Gap – Can Advance Research Planning Help Address Some Of The Challenges Of Research With Adults With Impaired Capacity To Consent?

Bridging The Gap – Can Advance Research Planning Help Address Some Of The Challenges Of Research With Adults With Impaired Capacity To Consent?

Posted on 6 December 2022 by Victoria Shepherd

Bridging The Gap – Can Advance Research Planning Help Address Some Of The Challenges Of Research With Adults With Impaired Capacity To Consent? In order to include people in research […]