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Oxford Biobank Study

We are recruiting healthy adults aged 30-50 years old to join the Oxford Biobank Study. Contributing to research into conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. The study will involve a one hour morning visit at OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford. … [Read more...]

Participants age 30-50 needed for metabolism study

Study - The effect of short-term overconsumption of specific dietary nutrients on liver and adipose tissue metabolism The purpose of this study is to provide an understanding of the effect that the overconsumption of specific dietary nutrients (e.g. sugars, fats) has on liver and adipose tissue … [Read more...]

Seeking patient co-applicant for a study preventing skin cancer using nicotinamide (vitamin B6) in organ transplant recipients

We are a team designing a trial which will evaluate the use of nicotinamide (vitamin B6) to prevent the development of skin cancers in organ transplant recipients. If you have a history of multiple skin cancers (more than 3) and / or have an organ transplant e.g. kidney or liver and are interested … [Read more...]

Healthy Weight Management in People with Atrial Fibrillation

Hello, I am designing a study looking at ways in which people who have atrial fibrillation (AF) manage their weight, and how we can improve services to support them. I am interested in this because there is growing evidence that people with AF who maintain a healthy body weight can improve their … [Read more...]

Do you have heart failure? Oxford University needs volunteers for trial of medication – £200 reimbursement

We are looking for patients with heart failure who would be interested to help us with research into a potential new drug for heart failure. The trial aims to provide a scientific explanation of how the medication improves HF related outcomes. We think it might help the heart by enhancing its … [Read more...]

Advances in medicine focus group participants needed – £25 voucher

We would like you/your group to take part in a focus group discussion about recent advances in medicine, in particular the development of personalised medicine and tailoring treatments to the individual patient. New types of technology, such as whole genome sequencing, means that all of our … [Read more...]

Help needed to develop a programme of trials in heart failure

Topic: Heart Failure & Dilated Cardiomyopathy We are developing a programme of randomized trials to help answer the everyday questions and problems that doctors face when caring for their patients with heart failure. We welcome feedback and proposals for new questions that might be addressed. … [Read more...]

Help us find the evidence: become an Embase screener

The EMBASE project provides an opportunity for new and potential contributors to get involved with Cochrane work by diving into a task that needs doing. No prior experience is necessary as the task supports a ‘learn as you do’ approach. The project's purpose is to identify reports of randomised … [Read more...]

Surgical Patients Research User Group

We would like to hear from patients who have an interest in surgical research. This includes a broad range of areas including: orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery, cardiac surgery, general surgery, neuro surgery. Our user group is open to patients, carers and people with a general interest in this … [Read more...]

Online survey: Do you have experience of providing support from a distance?

Who can participate? People who have current or past experience of providing care from a distance to a family member who is/was near the end of life. What are you being asked to do? You are invited to fill in an online questionnaire (20 minutes) for a PhD at Oxford Brookes University. If you … [Read more...]

Involvement in cardiovascular research

We are interested in your thoughts on Cardiovascular Research. We would like to involve patients and members of the public in: - Setting our research priorities - Assessing the readability of written material aimed at research participants - Designing our clinical research studies to help make … [Read more...]