JRO News

Changes and improvements to research finance systems

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The JRO is currently in the process of implementing significant changes and improvements to research finance systems at UCLH. 

JRO staff write chapter in gene therapy book

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JRO staff Kim Champion and Gemma Jones have written a chapter for a book on gene therapy of solid tumours.

‘Planning an academic clinical trial’ is a chapter in Gene Therapy of Solid Cancers Methods and Protocols, part of the Methods in Molecular Biology series published by Springer.

Apply now for Health Social Innovators’ Programme

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Applications are invited for the next Health Social Innovators’ Programme (HSIP), a unique health accelerator programme that will invest in early-stage social ventures in order to stimulate innovation and create positive change in healthcare.

Patient Flag now active on clinical data repository

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UCLH ‘Research Patient Flag’ is now active on the clinical data repository (CDR).

The tool allows researchers and nurses at UCLH to know instantly if a patient is a volunteer on a clinical trial.

Research proves a hit as hundreds visit open day

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The second annual research open day at UCLH attracted hundreds of visitors this month.  

The special exhibition of research saw two floors of University College Hospital accommodate 39 interactive stalls where researchers demonstrated the latest technology and techniques tackling conditions such as cancer, dementia and arthritis. 

Clinical Trials Day at UCLH

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UCLH will be celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May with information stalls, tours and activities across the trust. 

UCLH continues to reach study initiation target

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UCLH reported 80.5% of studies having reached the 70 day target for initiation of studies in the quarter October-December 2014. This compares to 72.7% in the preceding quarter and 57.3% in the quarter before that . 

CCTU team scoops Pharma Times award

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Congratulations to Kylie Gyertson, Shivali Trivedi and Amy Smith from the UCLH Cancer Clinical Trials Unit who were honoured at the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition this month. 

Register now - practical statistics in medical research course

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Researchers can now register for the ‘practical statistics in medical research’ course which is being offered by the Biostatistics Group.

Benefits advice service for involvement launched

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The NIHR has launched a new advice service on how fees for public involvement affect people’s state benefits.

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