Critical research gaps and recommendations to inform research prioritisation for more effective prevention and improved outcomes in colorectal cancer
Prioritising research activity and funding could have a significant impact on reducing CRC disease burden over the next 5 years.
Research teams from the Eastern region recently hosted a visit from Dr Jonathan Sheffield OBE, the Chief Executive Officer for the NIHR’s Clinical Research Network (CRN) – the research delivery arm of the NHS.
The annual Sir Francis Avery Jones BSG Research Award encourages research by gastroenterologists working in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Now in their twelfth year, the Core / Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new insight to gastroenterology and hepatology, and the collaboration that furthers patient care.
Applications are invited for a grant of up to £50,000 for a scientific research project on Crohns Disease.
Deadline for applications: 5th February 2018
The Research and Academic Development Committees of the BSG are seeking research champions to advise and mentor up to 3 Gastroenterology trainees at the BSG annual meeting in 2018.
This course specialises in the fields of research, statistics and the writing of papers.
The NIHR CRN celebrated International Nurses Day on 12th May with a national event just for Clinical Research Nurses.
A NIHR Clinical Research Network strategy setting out the direction of travel for Clinical Research Nurses from 2017 to 2020 was released on 4 October 2017.
Dr Matthias Zilbauer, of the University of Cambridge, has been awarded £100k for a project aiming to find a way to predict how a child’s condition is likely to progress if they are diagnosed with IBD – whether the child’s symptoms are likely to be mild and require minimal treatment, or more severe, needing more intensive treatment
PRECISION-Panc is an ambitious programme of research that seeks to uncover the molecular profile of individual patients with pancreatic cancer.
Despite huge progress in the outpatient management of ulcerative colitis, there are still around 2,500 admissions for acute severe UC in the UK every year.
The research team were successful in securing £358,183 funding from the HTA for an add on study
Joint collaborations between members of the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (BSGAR) and the BSG have led to recent grant success from the NIHR
Planning to deliver a study in the NHS?
The Health Research Authority (HRA) has published a new brief leaflet setting out high level information about the HRA Approval process.
A phase 2, multi-centre, international therapeutic trial has been approved in the UK for patients with Wilson's disease.
The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered CTU Network is a network of academic clinical trials units (CTUs) that have been assessed by an international panel of experts in clinical trials research.