Research News

Update on HOT II Trial – Last call for volunteers

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 15:24

The HOT II Trial is looking for 5-10 additional volunteers who may be interested to take part, following a further extension of the accrual period, which needs to finish by the end of March 2012 in order for all volunteers to be treated by the end of the year. Please let Grace Sharp (HOT II Trial Coordinator; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) know of any potentially suitable volunteers amongst your patients AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

For further information or to refer a patient, please see Clinical Trial Updates.

EUGW Abstract Submission

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:52

Online abstract submission is open now, but the submission deadline is earlier than usual (May 4, 2012). Submit your abstract via the UEGW 2012 Abstract Submission Site.

Bariatric surgery trial

Thursday, 15 December 2011 11:30

Long-term outcomes of obesity surgery

Dr Jennifer Logue of the University of Glasgow and her team hope to discover how effective weight loss surgery is and identify the risks and benefits associated with this form of surgery. The trial will recruit patients in Scotland over a 5-year period and follow outcomes over 10 years.

More information is available from

FELINE Clinical Trial

Friday, 02 December 2011 13:00

New therapeutic trial in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Centres are being sought to join this CLRN Portfolio Adopted Study. The NIHR EME scheme is supporting a new multicenter trial to examine whether the Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist Losartan can slow or prevent liver fibrosis in patients with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).

Details can be found in the accompanying documents:

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