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Our clinical trials

Actively recruiting

Studies that are actively recruiting patients:

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TREAT - Methotrexate vs ciclosporin for severe eczema in children. This is being led a team at St Johns Institute of Dermatology, London and supported by the Medicines for Children CTU at Alderhey.




Cohort study looking at compression healing after excisional surgery for skin cancer on the lower leg.  

Further details on the UK CRN database here.



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ALPHA - Comparing Alitretinoin and Puva for chronic hand eczema.


Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research


BEEP - Barrier Enhancement for Eczema Prevention. Use of emollients for newborn babies

Closed to recruitment




HI Light Vitiligo Study - Light therapy for vitiligo using hand held UVB devices at home.


HI-Light vitiligo website

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APRICOT Study - Treatment of Pustular Psoriasis with IL-1 receptor antagonist anakinra: a randomised, placebo controlled trial.


Recruitment is expected to begin in May 2016.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust with KCL Clinical Trials Unit, London.



Clindamycin 4 Cellulitis - comparing flucloxacillin with or without clindamycin for limb cellulitis

Closed to recruitment



hELP Study - Systemic therapy for vulval erosive lichen planus

Closed to recruitment


SPOT - Skin cancer prevention SCC) in organ transplant recipients 


Full description of SPOT study here 


CLOTHES Study - Specialist clothing for the relief of eczema symptoms in children

Closed to recruitment. Now in follow up. Results out by late 2016. 







If you would like to get involved in any of these studies you can also contact us, email:

Completed studies

UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network

Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
The University of Nottingham King's Meadow Campus, Rm A103
Lenton Lane, Nottingham