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New study to help improve life for headache sufferers

A study led by researchers at Warwick Medical School could help thousands of headache sufferers by investigating whether a new education and self-management programme will help improve their quality of life.

Mon 29 Jan 2018, 10:21 | Tags: news WCTU

New trial to improve lives of long-term painkiller users

Warwick Medical School is starting a trial to improve the lives of long-term strong painkiller users.

Thu 25 Jan 2018, 10:18 | Tags: news WCTU

Clinical Trials Unit team wins Team of the Year Award

Congratulations to the Warwick Clinical Trials Unit PARAMEDIC2 Trial Team, who have won the West Midlands Clinical Research Network (CRN) Team of the Year Award for greatest contribution to research in the West Midlands.

Wed 25 Oct 2017, 09:52 | Tags: news WCTU

New Director for Warwick Clinical Trials Unit is Announced

Professor Gavin Perkins will become the new Director of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) from 1 October 2017. He was appointed after an international search and it is a source of great pride for us that Gavin, who is already an established member of CTU, was the best candidate for this key post in the Medical School.

Mon 24 Jul 2017, 14:06 | Tags: news WCTU

University receives multi-million pound grants to improve health of the world’s poorest people

The University of Warwick is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.

Wed 19 Jul 2017, 09:41 | Tags: WCTU WPC HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_STATS

SAPC 47th Annual Scientific Meeting - Pioneering Change

Warwick Medical School were delighted to host the annual Society for Academic Primary Care conference on the 12th, 13th and 14th July in the Ramphal Building.

Tue 18 Jul 2017, 11:22 | Tags: news WCTU WPC HealthSciences

Warwick develops breast cancer pain prediction tool

A researcher from Warwick Medical School is one of a European team who have developed an online tool and an app for predicting the chance of women developing persistent pain after breast cancer surgery.

Mon 24 Apr 2017, 10:02 | Tags: news WCTU

Reducing patient reliance on opioids

Dr Harbinder Sandhu talks about the WCTU's I-WOTCH study, looking at reducing patients' use of opioids - strong pain relief medication.
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 16:20 | Tags: news WCTU

Physios need to shape fragility fracture research

Researchers at WMS have opened a window of opportunity for physiotherapists to influence future investigations into fragility fractures in people over 60.

Thu 16 Feb 2017, 10:05 | Tags: news WCTU

Prof Perkins Sepsis study in The New England Journal of Medicine

Prof Gavin Perkins has been published in NEJM for his paper on Levosimendan for the Prevention of Acute Organ Dysfunction in Sepsis. Levosimendan is a calcium-sensitizing drug with inotropic and other properties that may improve outcomes in patients with sepsis.

Mon 10 Oct 2016, 10:59 | Tags: news WCTU

Warwick CTU trial investigating similarities to 'Strictly' contestant's injury

How is a Warwick Clinical Trial and Strictly Come Dancing connected?

Wed 05 Oct 2016, 15:16 | Tags: news WCTU

Mammo 50 Trial reaches 2500 randomised patients

Well done to the MAMMO 50 trial team who have successfully randomised 2500 patients. This target takes them to the halfway stage!

Thu 29 Sep 2016, 11:56 | Tags: WCTU

AIR Trial reaches recruitment target

Ankile Injury Rehabilitation trial has reached its recruitment target! Further details on the trial can be found here

Fri 23 Sep 2016, 08:58 | Tags: WCTU

New imaging scans track down persistent cancer cells

Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.

Thu 24 Mar 2016, 11:30 | Tags: news WCTU

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