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 to assist both developing and ongoing UK DCTN-led trials. These are allocated on a case by case basis following formal application to the Network Co-ordinating Centre, please contact us for further information.
Further details are available on this information sheet.
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 your application with us.
Application deadline: 26 June 2017
The recipients of the 2016 hair and nails research award went to the ROMA Study team led by Dr A Macbeth. This study aims to develop patient-reported outcomes for alopecia areata.
The 2015 award went to a Hidradenitis Suppurativa patient/clinician team. They aim to develop a patient-reported outcome scale to measure quality of life during treatment for HS.
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