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.
Apply for our £10,000 research development fund. There is a new theme each year.
Download an application form here or email email@example.com for more information.
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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