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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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    Patient Research Ambassadors to improve access for patients to Clinical Research

    22nd January 2015

    The Patient Research Ambassadors Initiative (formerly Involvement4Access project) launches today with the aim of helping to open up research opportunities and choices for patients through the new role of Patient Research Ambassadors in local NHS care organisations.

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    Department of Health contract for a new national Co-ordinating Centre for the NIHR Clinical Research Network

    23rd December 2014

    The Department of Health has awarded a five-year contract for a new national Coordinating Centre for the NIHR Clinical Research Network.

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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: portfolio.helpdesk@nihr.ac.uk

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