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    Health Research Authority (HRA) Approval implemented

    8th April 2016

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    Patients share their learning from MOOC in 'Highlights' video

    24th March 2016

    To promote the upcoming June course and evaluate the value and impact MOOC has had on the people who undertook it, a short highlights video has been produced.

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    Clinical Director appointment - CRN: North West Coast

    17th March 2016

    Due to the retirement of the existing post holder the Host Trust of the CRN: North West Coast have recently convened an interview panel with regional and national representation to appoint to the post of Clinical Director of the NIHR CRN: North West Coast.

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About Gastroenterology Research

We oversee research that deals with diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, intestinal tract, liver and biliary tree, and pancreas. This means that we support a wide range of research studies such as those involving diseases of the oesophagus and digestive tract, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and studies on the development and function of the digestive tract.

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View a list of links to professional associations and other organisations related to Gastroenterology research.

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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

  • Maintaining the UK's leading edge

    Eight senior clinical academics joined the ranks of the Network in 2015 as Specialty Cluster Leads. Their role? To ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of clinical research so that NHS patients can continue to benefit from leading-edge treatments. Insight magazine learns why and how.

  • To endoscopy or not to endoscopy?

    The Comprehensive Clinical Research Network and the NIHR Cancer Research Network are three years into a 10-year study that monitors people with Barrett’s oesophagus; a condition that can lead to oesophageal cancer.

  • Putting it into practice

    Successive government health policies, and more recently the Coalition Government's Plan for Growth, emphasise the importance of retaining a profitable domestic life-sciences industry. This case study takes a look at how The Network has been putting this into practice locally.

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