Clinical Trials Units
Clinical Trials Units (CTUs) are specialist units which have been set up with a specific remit to design, conduct, analyse and publish clinical trials and other well-designed studies. They have the capability to provide specialist expert statistical, epidemiological and other methodological advice and coordination to undertake successful clinical trials. In additon, most CTUs will have expertise in the coordination of trials involving investigational medicinal products which must be conducted in compliance with the UK Regulations governing the conduct of clinical trials resulting from the EU Directive for Clinical Trials.
A UKCRC Registration Process has been established for Clinical Trials Units responsible for coordinating multi-centre clinical studies. This is intended
The UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Units (CTUs) Network website is targeted at clinical researchers and investigators, clinical research networks and