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HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:43

The HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award provides an opportunity to recognise and reward the inspirational work that is taking place across the NHS to make clinical research a core activity.

This award celebrates NHS organisations dedicated to furthering clinical research, ensuring advances quickly reach practice and improve care.

HSJ Website

PHG - Genomics in Mainstream Medicine

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 09:46

The RCP working group have produced a progress report on genomics in mainstream medicine.

A complete suite of introductory resources can be found on the PHG Foundation Website and includes Genomics and Gastroenterology.

The document entitled Medical Oncology and Genomics also makes a reference to colorectal cancers.

Clinical Champions are included in the Genomics in Mainstream Medicine working group. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it speaks for gastroenterology.

Additional information can be found on the Health Education England Genomics Education Programme website, and also in the clinical section of the BSG website.

See previous posting (2014)

NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research Information Events

Friday, 29 April 2016 14:24

These events will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding stream.

Professor Paul Little, Director of the PGfAR programme will be joined by staff from the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) and a local PGfAR funding panel member to give a presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Researchers currently developing, or considering developing, a proposal for submission to PGfAR for funding are invited to take advantage of a one to one session with PGfAR programme and RDS staff to discuss their proposed study.

Events are being arranged in the following areas:

North East (Newcastle) - 29 June 2016

East Midlands (Nottingham) - 3 October 2016

East of England (tbc) - 6 October 2016

North West (Manchester) - 24 November 2016



More detail including how you can reserve a place at one of these events will follow.

Registration will be free.

MRC Festival of Medical Research

Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

The first annual MRC Festival of Medical Research takes place from 18 - 26 June 2016, focused around the locations of our participating MRC-funded units, centres and institutes.

Official Festival Website / #MRCFestival

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