The following list covers some of the support available in Aberdeen.
Provides state of the art imaging facilities and expertise.
A registered clinical trials unit comprising experienced trialists, trial management, data management and statistical staff. CHaRT engages with investigators at the study design stage to ensure adequate CTU support and appropriate funding for each trial.
Provides next generation sequencing (NGS) capacity and other genome enabling technologies for translational and clinical research.
Clinical Research Facilities (CRFs)
There are a number of CRFs located within the Royal Cornhill hospital and Foresterhill sites (Health Sciences Building, oncology, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular, haematology, opthalmology, paediatrics) which are overseen by the CRF manager.
Provides secure access to population data for linkage studies.
Supports research in to the effectiveness and delivery of health services.
Supports research in to the best ways to provide health care.
Provide methodological support and statistical consultancy on a range of study designs (inc., case-control, cohort, observational, RCTs).
An accredited tissue bank providing access to a range of high quality tumour & control specimens and associated data.
NHS Grampian Clinical Trials Pharmacy
The Clinical Trials Pharmacist can contribute to the study design and protocol development. Pharmacy should be contacted as early as possible during the design of your study.
Provide support for database design, web applications, random population surveys, case-control designs. Can also assist in data- cleaning and transfer to a more manageable format.
Provide a range of research support including high performance computation facilities, specialist software, data networking and storage.