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    Enter the HSJ Clinical Research Impact award competition

    22nd May 2015

    The deadline for the prestigious HSJ Clinical Research Impact award is fast approaching.

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    It's 'OK to ask' about clinical research on International Clinical Trials Day

    19th May 2015

    The research community is reaching out to patients and the public across England this week and encouraging them to ‘ask’ about research opportunities that could be available to them by celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May 2015.

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    Urgent need for more research into alcohol-related liver disease, study shows

    24th April 2015

    A trial funded by the HTA Programme and supported by the Clinical Research Network has highlighted an urgent need for more research into alcohol-related liver disease.

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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

    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

  • 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

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