Professor Jim Neilson, NIHR Dean for Faculty Trainees, will retire in the summer of 2015. The Department of Health wishes to contract with an institution for the part-time services of a clinical academic with experience and interest in clinical or applied research to be appointed as the new Dean for Faculty Trainees.
The contract will initially be of three years duration. The aim is for an appointment to start in April 2015, to enable a period of handover by Professor Neilson. The Department of Health will reimburse the successful applicant’s employing institution for their time commitment.
The NIHR Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration is inviting applications to establish industry-collaborative early translational research projects in rare diseases.
The NIHR has launched the UK’s first commercial trial of a new treatment for Sjogren’s syndrome.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry held its annual Research & Development conference on 20 November, called Stratified Medicine: Discovery to Patient – Mind the Gap.
Four events will be held across England between 1 October 2014 and 22 January 2015.
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Regents Park, London