News Bulletin March 2017: Research Design Service (RDS) EAst of England

Welcome to the eBulletin from the Research Design Service East of England (RDS EoE), keeping you updated with the latest news, events and communications from the RDS and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Further detail about Local News, Events, Workshops and Funding opportunities is available here

Global Metabolic Profiling at Papworth

Click here to read more about Dr Kasia Zalewska's research in Pulmonary Vascular Disease.

Lung Cancer Screening Trial Success

The UK Lung cancer screening trial (UKLS) has been successfully completed and demonstrated that patients with a high risk of developing lung cancer can be identified with early stage disease and over 80% have had surgical interventions. The UKLS trial was conducted by experts in the University of Liverpool. Click here to read more.

HRA Update

Please note that the HRA website has been updated. Further information can be found:
-A new  Updated Q&A document – in the 'what’s new' section half way down page
-   Training slides from recent sessions and leaflets that can be given to researchers

New treatment approach for Pulmonary Hypertension

A new NIHR funded clinical trial testing a new treatment approach for Pulmonary Hypertension is now active. Read more about it here:

Papworth to move to New Biomedical Campus

If you have any concerns about the transition from the current Papworth site to the biomedical campus please contact Vikki Hughes, Senior R&D Manager.