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    HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award 2015 - competition now open

    26th March 2015

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network is sponsoring the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Clinical Research Impact award again this year.

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    Research-active trusts have better patient outcomes, study shows

    16th March 2015

    A study, published in February, showed that patients cared for in research- active acute NHS Trusts have better outcomes.

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    Linking you to UK Life Sciences

    12th February 2015

    A new UK Life Sciences web portal has been launched to provide information about the UK Life Sciences landscape. The initiative is led by UKTI’s Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) and the Office for Life Sciences (OLS) and will provide an online platform to allow UK and international companies, academia and R&D organisation to connect.

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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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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

  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555

    E: supportmystudy@nihr.ac.uk

    www.supportmystudy.nihr.ac.uk

  • 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

    E: portfolio.crnh@nihr.ac.uk

  • General enquiries - Hepatology

    Enquiries

    E: crnhepatology@nihr.ac.uk

  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329

    E: supportmystudy@nihr.ac.uk

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