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SCIENCE spreads across the world

OCTRU

Oxford Trauma are pleased to open their first overseas site for the SCIENCE study.

Treatment choice for rotator cuff disorders could create efficiency and savings for the NHS

OCTRU

A trial that evaluated the clinical and cost effectiveness of physiotherapy treatments for rotator cuff disorders suggests cost savings can be made while maintaining positive patient outcomes.

PRoCuRe opens to recruitment

OCTRU

The Partial Rotator Cuff Tear Repair Trial (PRoCuRe) is open to recruitment at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after achieving OCTRU Green Light approval!

IMP-MEL Trial given Green Light to open

OCTRU

OCTRU have now given Green Light approval for IMP MEL to open. This is a phase 1 first-in-human dose finding/randomised phase 2 study of IMM60 and pembrolizumab in advanced melanoma and NSCLC.

WISE opens to recruitment

OCTRU

The WISE Study - Wrist Injury Strengthening Exercise: a randomised multicentre feasibility study of resistance exercise versus usual care for optimising function after distal radius fracture in adults aged 50 years or over has now received OCTRU Green Light approval and has opened to recruitment.

International Clinical Trials Day

OCTRU

Researchers across the world celebrate International Clinical Trials Day today. We have produced a short animation this year to mark the occasion...

Clinical trial finds Azithromycin has no benefit against COVID-19

OCTRU

A clinical trial by University of Oxford researchers has confirmed that the antibiotic azithromycin has no clinical benefit in people with moderate COVID-19.

Study reveals the three most important aspects of care for hip fractures

OCTRU

Older patients with hip fractures recover better if they receive treatment under the supervision of both a surgeon and a specialist in elderly care; are checked to avoid future falls; and are assessed for memory problems.

AVID-CC trial opens to recruitment!

OCTRU

The AVID-CC trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and is now open to recruitment!

WHiTE Four trial results published

OCTRU

The results of the WHiTE Four clinical trial for the treatment of fragility hip fractures have been published in The Bone and Joint Journal.

WHiTE Four trial results!

OCTRU

The WHiTE Four trial has now published its results in The Bone & Joint journal.

FUTURE GB Trial opens to recruitment!

OCTRU

The FUTURE GB Trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and is now open to recruitment!

ARCADIAN trial opens to recruitment!

OCTRU

The ARCADIAN trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and has now begun to open sites to recruitment!

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

OCTRU

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!

OCTRU

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

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!

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