Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit
We would like to make everyone aware that the OCTRU office continues to be contactable during the current situation regarding COVID-19.
If you have any queries please continue to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or for queries about specific trials, please contact the trial teams directly on the numbers on your information sheets or the trial websites.
Welcome to the OCTRU website. The University of Oxford has a long standing tradition in clinical trials and OCTRU based within the University is one of the UKCRC's registered clinical trials units.
7 February 2020
An update on the PRO CURE study, which is currently in the process of setting up.
31 January 2020
An update on the FRUITI study, which is currently in the process of setting up.
31 January 2020
In a new podcast Sallie Lamb, Head of the Rehabilitation Research Group at NDORMS talks about SARAH, the Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand Trial.
NIHR CTU SUPPORT
PLEASE NOTE: This unit receives National Institute for Health Research CTU Support Funding. This funding has been awarded to support the unit in developing and supporting NIHR trials.
Recent OCTRU Publications
Rehabilitation strategy after non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture: UKSTAR, a multicentre RCT and economic evaluation
COSTA M. et al, (2019), The lancet
Platelet rich plasma injection for acute Achilles tendon rupture: PATH-2 randomised, placebo controlled, superiority trial.
Keene DJ. et al, (2019), Bmj, 367
Plaster cast versus functional brace for non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture (UKSTAR): a multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation.
Costa ML. et al, (2020), Lancet, 395, 441 - 448
TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS
Wednesday, 01 April 2020, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54
Thursday, 02 April 2020, 10am to 12pm @ Botnar Research Centre, Rooms G54/38
Would you like to collaborate with OCTRU?
OCTRU welcomes requests to collaborate, look to see which of our themes your collaboration may fit within.