Research Infrastructure

The UKCRC Partners have implemented a comprehensive UK-wide strategy to put in place infrastructure to support all aspects of clinical research, including staff, facilities and technology.

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Clinical Research Networks

Clinical research networks have been established across the UK to provide the infrastructure to support high quality clinical studies across all areas of disease and clinical need.

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Experimental Medicine

The major funding bodies within the UKCRC have undertaken several joint initiatives to strengthen the infrastructure for experimental medicine research and early-phase clinical trials in the UK.

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Clinical Trials Units

A UKCRC Registration Process has been established for Clinical Trials Units responsible for coordinating multi-centre clinical studies. This is intended to help improve the quality and quantity of available expertise to carry out UK clinical trials.

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UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre

The UKCRC has funded the establishment of a coordinating centre for biobanking in the UK to develop an online directory