UK Medical and Clinical Research in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Medical and Clinical Research

Academy of Medical Sciences

An independent body representing the whole spectrum of medical science, supporting research and its application. Includes information about membership, publications, policies, and careers resources. acmedsci/

Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology

Provides scientific insights crucial for the discovery and development of new antibiotics, as well as providing solutions to a huge range of industrial and environmental problems.

Centre for Oral Health Research

Established in 2010, is a multidisciplinary, cross-faculty research centre at Newcastle University. They undertake oral health research with direct relevance to patients or to the health of the public by generating new scientific knowledge to improve oral disease prevention and patient care relevant to societal need.

Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering

Coordinates research and implementation of functional electrical stimulation.

Centre of Research Ethical Campaign

Provides an introduction to medical ethics and examines the most pertinent issues.

Dr Hadwen Trust

UK's leading medical research charity funding non-animal techniques to replace animal experiments, benefiting humans and animals. DrHadwenTrust

The Francis Crick Institute

Conducts ground-breaking medical research to understand why disease develops and find new ways to prevent and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections and neurodegenerative diseases.

GSK Clinical Trials Cambridge and Hammersmith

Regularly runs clinical trials at research units in Cambridge and Hammersmith. Features information on current recruitment, FAQ and details of how to register your interest.

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Encourages and supports research to improve human health; information about their current projects and programmes, events, news, and careers.

Medical Research Scotland

A comprehensive medical research charity; includes a guide to research areas and programmes they fund, their grants and awards, and how to support them.

N8 Research Partnership

A partnership of the 8 research intensive universities in the North of England collaborating in research in molecular engineering, regenerative medicine, demographic change, and parasitology. n8research

National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD)

Aims to improve standards of medical and surgical care through confidential surveys and research; describes their activities, with details of current studies and a collection of reports.

National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)

A comprehensive guide to the NHS health research system, its programmes and activities.

Safer Medicines

An independent patient safety organisation of scientists and doctors with expertise in drug development. Their aim is to change the way medicines are tested, so they are safer for humans: moving from a system based mainly on tests on animals to one focused firmly on human biology.

Social Dimensions of Health Institute (SDHI)

An organisation which encompasses the variety of inter-disciplinary health-related research being conducted in both the University of Dundee and the University of St Andrews.

Systems and Process Engineering Centre

Houses research groups, whose works involves developing an understanding of complex systems, from biological cells, chemical plants to energy systems and printing technology.

UK Clinical Research Collaboration

Brings together stakeholders in clinical research to support and reinforce the sector; includes their strategies for training, infrastructure, and research coordination, with publications and contacts.

UK Mathematics-in-Medicine Study Groups

Organises study groups and workshops to facilitate interaction between mathematicians and experimentalists working within life sciences; includes an archive from previous years, and details of forthcoming events.

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