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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

HOPE-e study resumes recruitment of women with painful osteoarthritis in the hand

Researchers in Oxford are looking to recruit women who have painful osteoarthritis in joints of their hands, after resuming a study that was paused due to the COVID crisis.

HUSH trial opens to recruitment!

The HUSH trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and is now open to recruitment!

Oxford researchers start new trial on the use of anti-TNF to treat Covid-19 in care homes

Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness of the anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab as a treatment for patients with COVID-19 in the community, especially care homes. The AVID-CC trial, which will be conducted by Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU), will enrol up to 750 patients from community care settings throughout the UK.

Operation Ouch!

CBBC's Operation Ouch have been helping to raise awareness of participation in clinical trials for children.

TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS

OCTRU Workshop (QA): Risk Assessment and Monitoring *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 08 December 2020, 10am to 12pm @ Microsoft Teams

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

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

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