Guts UK Research Awards Committee

Guts UK is looking for new members to diversify its Research Awards Committee (RAC)

UEG Rising Stars 2019 – applications for nomination by the BSG

Every year, the UEG National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 clinical scientists as 'UEG Rising Stars'.

Guts UK Charity Research Grants and Awards 2018

Guts UK (formerly Core) are pleased to announce the following funding opportunities.

BSG Clinical Research Strategy 2018

The BSG’s new research strategy sets out vision to make BSG a world leading and innovative organisation for gastroenterology.

Alcohol identification and intervention in English emergency departments

Alcohol screening together with referral or intervention is becoming part of routine practice in England.

New collaboration for Nottingham is UK's first for a Biomedical Research Centre

The NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre has become the first in the UK to sign an agreement that could lead to the faster development of new treatments for some of the most common diseases, including arthritis and asthma.

New classification approach for inflammatory bowel disease

NF-kB signalling is an important cellular pathway implicated in inflammation and cancer.

General Data Protection Regulations - new guidance for researchers

The Health Research Authority has released further operational guidance on their website for researchers and study coordinators on the implications of GDPR for the delivery of research in the UK.

Now recruiting: Trial of Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) in Cirrhosis (PROFIT-01)

The primary objective of this study will be to assess whether stabilising gut dysbiosis with FMT in patients with advanced cirrhosis is both feasible and safe.

Advanced Therapy makes progress with £9M in funding

The new Midlands & Wales research consortium has received funding to a total of £9 million to develop the Midlands & Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (MW-ATTC).

Researchers receive grant to better understand the effectiveness of amitriptyline as a treatment for IBS in primary care

Researchers have received £1.8 million of funding to conduct a definitive clinical trial of amitriptyline as a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome in primary care.

Receipt of Curative Resection or Palliative Care for Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Tumours

The aim of this study is to map the management pathway including investigations, biliary decompression and surgery from presentation to 90-day outcome for patients with pancreatic or peri-ampullary cancers as well as those with malignant biliary obstruction.

The Sir Francis Avery Jones Research Award Lecture 2018

This year, the award lecture will be delivered by Dr James Lee, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow and Consultant Gastroenterologist at the University of Cambridge.

NIHR LCRN Funding Allocations 2018/19 report now available

This report sets out the funding allocations for the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs) for the financial year 2018/19 and provides a summary of changes made to the CRN funding model.

CRN Stratified Medicine Champion for gastroenterology

Congratulations go to BSG member Tariq Ahmad, who has been appointed to this role.

NIHR Chief Nurse Meeting takes place in Birmingham

Thirty five NHS chief nurses from across the midlands attended a NIHR professional briefing event focused on the nurse contribution to research, quality and economic growth.

UEG Research Prize 2018

Apply for the UEG Research Prize 2018 before May 1, 2018.

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Researchers awarded £2.3m grant for clinical trial on patients with liver cirrhosis and oesophageal varices

Clinical researchers to lead a NIHR funded multicentre clinical trial to research CALIBRE

Minimising Mortality from Alcoholic Hepatitis

The MRC Stratified Medicine application entitled ‘Minimising Mortality from Alcoholic Hepatitis’ will commence in April 2018 and will last for 5 years.

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