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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

Celebrating Clinical Trials Day at NDORMS

To mark Clinical Trials Day we take a look at some of the recent developments at NDORMS and celebrate the teams that make this important area of our research programme possible.

Breakthrough in treatment for Dupuytren’s disease

Injection of the anti-TNF drug adalimumab into Dupuytren’s disease nodules is effective in reducing nodule hardness and nodule size.

Liposomal bupivacaine found to be no more effective than current treatments for post-operative knee pain

A new study published in JAMA, has found that a drug recently licensed in the UK has no effect on post-operative knee replacement recovery or pain, compared to the current treatment when administered at site of surgery.

TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 07 June 2022, 10am to 11.30am

Dealing with Difficult Telephone Conversations Workshop

Thursday, 09 June 2022, 9.30am to 1.30pm @ Botnar Research Centre G54