Research News

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:

Rare adverse events studies

Wednesday, 02 November 2011 15:55

The UK IBD Genetics Consortium is recruiting patients for 4 studies investigating drug-related rare adverse events. They aim to identify clinically useful genetic markers that predict serious drug side effects. Further information can be found at UK IBD Genetics Consortium and in the attached file.

Page 10 of 11