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

OCTRU

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!

OCTRU

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

NEON trial opens to recruitment!

OCTRU

The NEON trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and is about to open sites to recruitment!

WHIST Trial Results

OCTRU

The results of the WHIST trial are in!

CRAFFT trial opens to recruitment!

OCTRU

The CRAFFT trial has now opened sites to recruitment.

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

OCTRU

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

OCTRU

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!

OCTRU

The ATOMIC2 trial has now opened sites to recruitment!

Managing clinical trials during the pandemic

OCTRU

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.

Work starts on the PRO CURE study!

OCTRU

An update on the PRO CURE study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

FRUITI study now in set-up!

OCTRU

An update on the FRUITI study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

Research Review of SARAH from Pedro

OCTRU

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.

Work starts on PASHION study!

OCTRU

An update on the PASHION study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

WAX trial opens for recruitment!

OCTRU

The WAX trial has been given the green light and is now open to recruitment.

OCTOVA study completes recruitment!

OCTRU

The OCTOVA study has completed recruitment and will now begin its follow-up phase.

GRRAND-F trial opens for recruitment!

OCTRU

The GRRAND-F trial has been given the green light and is now open to recruitment.

Professor Karen Barker recognised in New Year Honours List

OCTRU

The Head of Physiotherapy at NDORMS was awarded an OBE as was Dr Tom Hughes who teaches Emergency Medicine to NDORMS undergraduates.

OCTRU Review 2019

OCTRU

End of year summary for the CTU.

We are recruiting!

OCTRU

Job vacancies are available in OCTRU.

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