Research

Hepatology Specialty Group Leads for CLRNs

Monday, 15 August 2011 15:28

CCRN National Hepatology Specialty Group

The Comprehensive Clinical Research Network (CCRN) is made up of 25 Comprehensive Local Research Networks (CLRNs). Most of these CLRNs have nominated Local Leads for topic areas such as hepatology, as have the Devolved Nations. These Leads make up the membership of the 24 national Specialty Groups.

The remit of the Hepatology Specialty Group is to support a national portfolio of structured research studies related to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of liver disease, including acute and chronic liver disease, liver failure, viral hepatitis, liver fibrosis and cirrhosis, liver metabolism, genetic studies, (including pharmacogenetics), biomarkers and hepatotoxicity.

The Hepatology Specialty Group takes the lead on studies led by hepatologists, or where hepatologists have major input. The Hepatology Specialty Group works alongside the NIHR Cancer Research Network to support studies of cancers of the liver and biliary tract, and with the Surgery Specialty Group on studies of surgical interventions of the liver and biliary tract.

The Hepatology Specialty Group is working with other stakeholders (including the British Society of Gastroenterology and British Association for the Study of the Liver) to promote the successful delivery of research studies and to help plan new studies that will address patient needs and that will be feasible to deliver in the current NHS setting. The CCRN maintains the list of contact details for Specialty Group members.

CSG Contacts

Thursday, 11 March 2010 15:10

Neurogastroenterology & Motility

Dr A Akbar
020 8869 5804/8
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Dr A Ford
07887 603 665
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Endoscopy

Prof C Rees
0191 202 4028
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Small Bowel & Nutrition

Professor J Walters
020 3313 2361
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Liver

Dr G Alexander
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Cancer Diagnosis & Prevention

Professor JA Jankowski
0116 204 7864
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Professor Chris Probert
0151 794 010
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GI Specialty Group Leads for CLRNs

Saturday, 23 January 2010 15:11

CCRN National Gastroenterology Specialty Group

The Comprehensive Clinical Research Network (CCRN) is made up of 25 Comprehensive Local Research Networks (CLRNs). Most of these CLRNs have nominated Local Leads, as have the Devolved Nations. These Leads make up the membership of the national Gastroenterology Specialty Group. The Gastroenterology Specialty Group is working with other stakeholders to promote the successful delivery of research studies and to help plan new studies that will address patient needs and that will be feasible to deliver in the current NHS setting. The CCRN maintains the list of contact details for Specialty Group members.

Research Committee

Monday, 09 March 2009 16:28

NamePosition
Prof John McLaughlin Chairman
Prof Sir Ian Gilmore BSG President
Dr Cathryn Edwards BSG Senior Secretary
Dr Jayne Eaden Secretary
Prof Mark Hull UKCRN GI Group
Dr Steve D Ryder UKCRN Liver Group
Dr P Newsome Liver Section
Dr Julian Thomas Adolescent & Young Persons
Prof Colin Rees Endoscopy
Ms Alison Thomas BSGNA
Dr Ian Beales Gastroduodenal
Dr Alan Lobo IBD
Prof CH Knowles Neurogastro'/Motility
Dr Rebecca Fitzgerald Oesophageal
Dr Stephen P Pereira Pancreatic
Dr Newton Wong Pathology
Vacant Radiology
Dr Reena Sidhu Small Bowel & Nutrition
Ms Sue Clark Surgery
Dr Shuvra Ray Trainees
Prof C Hawkey CORE
Prof David Adams Scientists in Gastroenterology



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