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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 octrutrialshub@ndorms.ox.ac.uk or for queries about specific trials, please contact the trial teams directly on the numbers on your information sheets or the trial websites.   

Latest News

Could do better: clinical trial reporting fails to live up to the mark

The statistical analysis and reporting of treatment effects in reports of randomised trials with a binary primary endpoint requires substantial improvement, suggests NDORMS research published in BMC Medicine.

First patient recruit for key drug treatment trial

A clinical trial to test whether Azithromycin, a commonly used antibiotic, can treat the symptoms of COVID-19 in outpatients has recruited its first patient.

ATOMIC2 opens to recruitment!

The ATOMIC2 trial has now opened sites to recruitment!

Managing clinical trials during the pandemic

Duncan Richards, Climax Professor of Clinical Therapeutics and Director of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) is interviewed about clinical trials and the challenges of running them in a pandemic.

TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 04 August 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G51

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.

OCTRU New Starter Training

Tuesday, 01 September 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G51

OCTRU Trials Expertise Session: Amendments

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54