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.
OCTRU - delivering answers to important clinical questions
7 March 2023
The Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) has received NIHR benchmarking results and offers excellent value for money according to the report
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
Protocol for the TRANSLATE prospective, multi-centre, randomised clinical trial.
Bryant RJ. et al, (2023), Bju int
‘It makes me feel old’: Understanding the experience of recovery from ankle fracture at 6 months in people aged 50 years and over
TUTTON E. et al, (2022), Qualitative health research
BJJ-2022-0653.R1 Platelet rich plasma injection for acute Achilles tendon rupture: Two-year follow-up of the PATH-2 randomised, placebo-controlled, superiority trial
KEENE D. et al, (2022), Bone and joint journal
FUTURE-GB: functional and ultrasound-guided resection of glioblastoma - a two-stage randomised control trial.
Plaha P. et al, (2022), Bmj open, 12
Surgical fixation with K-wires versus casting in adults with fracture of distal radius: DRAFFT2 multicentre randomised clinical trial.
Costa ML. et al, (2022), Bmj, 376
TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS
OCTRU Extended Training Bite: Introduction to OCTRU Database Systems
Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 9.30am to 12pm @ Botnar Research Centre, G54
Would you like to collaborate with OCTRU?
OCTRU welcomes requests to collaborate, look to see which of our themes your collaboration may fit within.