The Network is open to trial suggestions from UK DCTN members based in the UK and Eire. If you are not experienced in setting up and running a clinical trial don't worry - the Network can help with all aspects of funding, design and implementation of clinical trials.
If you would like to suggest a trial idea to the UK DCTN, you will need to:
It is advised that you establish a small research team to support you.
A good example of a completed vignette is shown here, use this as a guide of what information we need from you.
It is usual practice that the author of a vignette becomes the clinical lead for a study. See here what is involved in being a clinical lead.
If you submit an idea for a clinical trial, and it is approved by our steering group, then we can assist in getting your trial up and running in the following ways:
Conducting a pilot study is highly likely to increase the probability that your main study will be funded.
We have a small amount of funds available via an annual call to assist both developing and ongoing UK DCTN-led trials. Relevant study teams will be invited to apply for these funds and details of previous awards can be found here.
Please remember to read the terms and conditions before applying for this award. You can download an application form (Word doc.) here.
Please email email@example.com or call 0115 8468625 if you would like to discuss this annual award.
Deadline for applications: Midday 20 August 2018
If shortlisted, you need to be available on 16 October 2018 to present your idea to the UK DCTN Steering Committee.
Look here to see details of previous awards made to research teams across the UK
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