Announcements

Dundee leads Scotland in launching new Cancer Research Centre News

4th February, 2010

Dundee today (Thursday Feb 4th) becomes Scotland's first link in a unique chain of Cancer Research UK Centres that are being launched across the UK. The launch of the Dundee Centre coincides with World Cancer Day.These new cancer centres will draw together world class research and medical expertise to provide the best possible results for cancer patients nationwide.As the first centre in Scotland,...

Molecular Imaging Seminar 22 July 2010 IMSaT, Dundee, UK News

1st January, 2010

Integration of molecular imaging technologies - challenges & opportunities ahead by Bengt Nielsen, Ph.D General Manager, Academic Programs, GE Healthcare International, Stockholm, Sweden. Bengt.Nielsen@ge.com Imaging technology will become a requirement in modern healthcare where we are moving away from a reactive late disease healthcare model into a new early health model.  The new parad...

Aberbrothock Skea Trust donates £2000 for Scottish Alzheimer\'s research News

2nd December, 2009

Aberbrothock Skea Trust donates £2,000 to Scottish Alzheimer's research  The Aberbrothock Skea Trust, based in Arbroath, is donating £2,000 to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, the UK's leading dementia research charity, towards a study being carried out by scientists at the University of Dundee.Dr Sutherland explained: "We are investigating the biochemistry of specific pr...

Have you been, or are you currently, involved or supporting academic clinical trials or investigational medicinal products? News

12th November, 2009

The European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) have highlighted a decrease in the number of clinical trial applications being submitted by UK clinical academic researchers. We would like you to complete a short survey, which will take a few minutes, and let us know what local and national issues you think might be contributing to this problem. Your responses will help identify whether the s...

CRC Tayside \'An excellent centre\' News

30th October, 2009

(Article from the CONNECT Newsletter for Cancer Clinical Trials in Scotland)Dundee is very proud of its new state-of-the art Clinical Research Centre opened in August 2008 by Nicola Sturgeon.  Business Development Manager Cameron Glen explains:  “In 1997 the Wellcome Trust funded the first wave of Clinical Research Centres and five were built, but at that stage there was not one in...

New drug hope for heart attack victims News

1st October, 2009

New drug hope for heart attack victimsBy Marjory Inglis, health reporter, Dundee CourierHEART ATTACK victims at Dundee’s Ninewells Hospital have played a crucial part in the development of a new drug that has been shown to reduce the risk of death.Cardiologist Professor Chim Lang yesterday paid tribute to the patients who participated in a major international trial that has found a new drug...

Medical Work Tour for US Five News

18th August, 2009

Left-to-right — Mr Aderholt, Mr Stearns, Mr McIntyre, Mr Duncan, Professor Morris, Mr Marchant and Professor Alastair Thompson, director of the Clinical Research Centre.At a time when the future of health care is the hottest topic in American politics, Dundee’s Ninewells Hospital has been playing host to five of the people who will help make or break President Obama’s plans, (wri...

New look for CRC Public Information Point News

1st July, 2009

The CRC Public Information Point (PIP) on the main concourse in Ninewells Hospital has a new look. The addition of new cinema style poster boards and information leaflets will aid in promoting the importance of clinical research and current studies ongoing within the research centre and beyond. There is also a PIP box for collating feedback, suggestions and volunteers for future studies. ...

Get Certified! Update your GCP knowledge and complete the Online Update Assessment to receive your certificate. News

15th May, 2009

Refresh and update your GCP knowledge by visiting CRC Tayside’s ‘GCP Online Update Pages’. Complete the ‘GCP Online Update Assessment’ to receive your ‘Certificate’ and retain with your training records.  This will be automatically registered on the Tayside GCP training database.The GCP Online Update Assessment is only available to Tayside researchers...

Website offers window into Reseach Centre News

8th May, 2009

A new website to be launched today will showcase the state-of-the-art research facilities at the Clinical Research Centre Tayside to members of the public, researchers and healthcare industry professionals.In addition, members of the UK pharmaceutical, clinical research organisation, and biotechnology industries will be able to see the exceptional facilities on offer for themselves by visiting www...