The University of Bristol is home to two clinical trials units.

Bristol Academic Clinical Trials

Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration

The Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration (BRTC) is a UKCRC registered trials unit, and a member of the NCRI Cancer CTU group.

We collaborate to seek funding for and deliver trials in clinical areas including:

  • Primary care
  • Public health
  • Mental health
  • Cancer
  • Urology
  • Neurology

We have methodological expertise in statistics, health economics and social science.

We always begin collaborations at the grant application stage. Please approach us early if you would like to discuss working with us.

Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit

The Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit (CTEU) is a UKCRC registered trials unit.

The CTEU leads or collaborates on a wide range of studies, including:

  • Studies to evaluate the effects of treatments and risk factors in patients with cardiovascular disease, including experimental medicine
  • Studies in ophthalmology, emergency medicine, general, bariatric and cancer surgery, and infection control
  • Studies of other health technologies in hospital settings
  • Methodological research to improve the way in which studies are conducted

Studies include both randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and other studies, including large observational cohorts.

Please approach us early if you would like to discuss working with us.

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