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UK Clinical Research Facilities Annual Conference

  Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 | Events/Workshops

Date: 27-28 June
Venue: East Midlands Conference centre, Beeston Lane, Nottingham NG7 2RJ
Cost: Full Conference Rate - £250 (VAT exempt), Day Delegate Rate - £155 (VAT exempt), Gala Dinner - £55 (inclusive of VAT)
Booking: Conference registration

Curing the 'incurable'. Interdisciplinary approaches to research

Through a mix of plenary and parallel sessions the Conference will focus on the role of clinical research facilities in supporting research teams from across all disciplines to change the future of health and social care.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers include:  

  • Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health and Social Care
  • Simon Denegri, NIHR Director for Patients, Carers and the Public
  • Professor Paul Dimitri, CRN Children’s Speciality Lead and Director of Research and Innovation at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Ian Macdonald, Professor of Metabolic Physiology at the University of Nottingham
  • Dr Gisli Jenkins, Professor of Experimental Medicine at University of Nottingham

Parallel sessions are currently being finalised but topics will include: 

  • Early Phase Research
  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product Clinical Trials
  • Staff Training and Development
  • Patient and Public Involvement
  • CRF Manager Role and Leadership
  • Research Nurse Skills and Case Studies
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioners Innovation