Who am I?
I’m Dr. Amie Wilson, International Trial co-ordinator for the AIMS Trial (Antibiotics In Miscarriage Surgery). I am a midwife with a true passion for improving maternal health in low resource setting.
What is the research?
AIMS is an international study working to improve miscarriage care in low income countries. The study will involve 3400 women from Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Pakistan. Miscarriage is common and affects around 20 million women every year. The study will tell us if giving a single dose of antibiotics before surgery for miscarriage will reduce infection. Continue reading
On 3rd March members of the Clinical Research Compliance Team, along with colleagues from Trials Units PC-CRTU and CRTU, attended the MHRA Good Clinical Practice Symposium in Hammersmith, London (http://www.mhragcp.co.uk/page/view/about/). The MHRA conducts inspections to ensure compliance with clinical trials regulations and the symposium is designed to support the work the University does in the area of clinical trials. Continue reading
This workshop will take place on Wednesday 18th June from 9.00am to 4.30pm and is suitable for clinicians or trial coordinators who would like the opportunity to gain some more in-depth knowledge of specific areas within clinical trials.
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The University of Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit is to be part of an innovative clinical trial to test a variety of medicines which could offer hope to patients who would otherwise have very limited treatment options.
Led by chief investigator Professor Gary Middleton, the trial will partner Cancer Research UK with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer – marking a new era of research into personalised medicines to treat cancer. Continue reading