Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology


MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

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Director: Professor Mahesh Parmar
Research areas: Cancer, Infectious diseases, International studies, Meta-analysis, Methodology, Observational studies
Number of staff: 230
Number of trials: 50

The MRC CTU at UCL is at the forefront of resolving internationally important questions in infectious diseases and cancer. It does this by carrying out challenging and innovative studies, and developing and implementing methodological advances in study design, conduct and analysis. Many of our studies have changed the way that patients around the world are treated, improving survival and quality of life. The MRC CTU was established in 1998 and is funded by the Medical Research Council. It became part of UCL in 2013.

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Case study - CHAP, ARROW, TRACT
Developing efficient new trial designs