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    North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2015 - Nominations open now!

    27th August 2015

    The CRN: North West Coast is delighted to announce that the North West Coast Research & Innovation Awards 2015 are now open. Enter at:

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    NIHR 'Ok to ask' 2015 survey

    13th August 2015

    A survey to provide feedback on the 2015 NIHR 'OK to ask' campaign is now open.

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    NIHR to exhibit at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo

    6th August 2015

    The NIHR will be exhibiting at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo on 2-3 September in Manchester. As the ‘research arm of the NHS’ the NIHR will be there to showcase its work and increase awareness of clinical research as a means of innovation. The Health and Care Innovation Expo is one of the NHS’ biggest events and celebrates world leaders in science, research and innovation.

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About Hepatology research

We oversee research that deals with the diagnosis and management of patients with diseases of the liver, biliary tree, and pancreas. This means that we support a wide range of research studies such as those involving acute and chronic liver disease, liver fibrosis and cirrhosis, screening and treating viral hepatitis and genetic studies including pharmacogenetics.

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Patient, Carer and Public Information

Patients are at the centre of our work. As a patient, carer or as a member of the public you can get involved by taking part in research, or by helping to shape research.

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Case studies

  • Time for clinical research to stand and deliver

    Hepatology research covers all diseases of the liver and biliary tree. Conducting clinical research across these disease areas can be complex. Despite this, real progress has been made in recent years. This article reflects on that progress and shines a spotlight on recent breakthroughs in hepatitis C research.

  • Harnessing enthusiasm and expertise

    Areas such as cancer, stroke and diabetes remain high on the research agenda. But what about medical specialties such as surgery, critical care and hepatology? Network Specialties have harnessed research enthusiasm and expertise in these areas - with impressive results...

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Key contacts

  • Existing Portfolio enquiries - Anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and pain management, Critical care, Injuries and emergencies, Surgery, Ear, nose and throat, Infectious diseases and microbiology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory disorders, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Enquiries about existing studies on the NIHR CRN Portfolio


  • General enquiries - Hepatology

    NIHR CRN Coordinating Centre
    Minerva House
    5 Montague Close
    SE1 9BB


  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329


  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555


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