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.

NIHR CRN CEO visits cutting edge Eastern Gastro research facility

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 Sir Francis Avery Jones BSG Research Award 2018

The annual Sir Francis Avery Jones BSG Research Award encourages research by gastroenterologists working in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

The 2018 Core / Dr Falk Pharma UK Awards are open for Applications

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.

BADENOMA recruitment target met 9 months early

forCrohns/Core Crohns Disease Research Grant

Applications are invited for a grant of up to £50,000 for a scientific research project on Crohns Disease.

BSG Hopkins Endoscopy Prize 2018

Deadline for applications: 5th February 2018

Will you be a 2018 BSG research champion?

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.

Basic training for GI researchers: Young Investigators Meeting

This course specialises in the fields of research, statistics and the writing of papers.

Research Nurses give an insight into their role

The NIHR CRN celebrated International Nurses Day on 12th May with a national event just for Clinical Research Nurses.

Clinical Research Nurse Strategy published

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.

Action Medical Research awards £100k for IBD research

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

Three new clinical trials - personalising treatment in pancreatic cancer

PRECISION-Panc is an ambitious programme of research that seeks to uncover the molecular profile of individual patients with pancreatic cancer.

IASO trial of anakinra for acute severe ulcerative colitis

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.

METRIC Study closed for recruitment - add-on study funded

The research team were successful in securing £358,183 funding from the HTA for an add on study

Crohn's Disease trial funding success: cine MRI

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

NIHR Study Support Service Route Map

Planning to deliver a study in the NHS?

New HRA approval leaflet

The Health Research Authority (HRA) has published a new brief leaflet setting out high level information about the HRA Approval process.

New Wilson Disease trial recruiting now

A phase 2, multi-centre, international therapeutic trial has been approved in the UK for patients with Wilson's disease.

Registered Clinical Trials Units

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.

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