Announcements

Bringing your ideas to Life News

13th March, 2009

Bringing your ideas to life Innovative products and technologies are being created by NHS Tayside staff and developed with the assistance of Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) in a bid to improve patient care. SHIL has been established to support the development and commercialisation of innovations arising within the NHS in Scotland. SHIL have a presence in Dundee at Ninewells Hospital where M...

CRC - Tayside Opens its doors to the public News

13th March, 2009

Open day at Clinical Research CentreTayside’s new £13 million Clinical Research Centre, which was officially opened last summer, will be opening its doors to the public next month with an open day aimed at highlighting the work of the centre to local people.Visitors to the facility which was developed by the University in close partnership with NHS Tayside, will have the opportunity to...

Insight into Dundee medical research - LEADING FIGURES TO BE GIVEN TOUR News

19th February, 2009

Leading figures in the biotechnology sector are to get an insight into the work of world-class medical research in Dundee. The overview of the £10.5million clinical research centre at Ninewells Hospital and tour of its facilities next week has been organised by BioDundee. The centre opened last year to develop new methods of clinical research and act as a “hub” for researchers th...

CRC Official Opening News

31st July, 2008

The CRC was officially opened on Wednesday 9th July 2008, by Nicola Sturgeon MSP. Although we have been welcoming patients for some weeks now, this was an opportunity for a wider range of invitees to see the broad range of facilities on offer, and for the CRC to celebrate all the hard work that has gone into getting the facility operational. The day was a great success with Nicola Sturgeon announc...

£1.6m Cancer Scanner for Clinical Research Centre Tayside News

10th July, 2008

Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon announced Scottish Government funding of £1.68m to provide a state-of-the-art scanner (PET-CT) that detects and tracks cancer growths. The scanner will be situated in the Clinical Research Centre Tayside which already has a large purpose built room. At the moment seriously ill patients who require PET-CT scanning have to travel to Aberdeen. Dundee is the only...