The findings of a clinical trial funded and supported by the NIHR has marked a step change in the way in which major trauma research is delivered in the UK, thanks to its roll out across a national Major Trauma Network.
Researchers at the NIHR Barts Biomedical Research Centre and the NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre have discovered over 500 gene regions that influence people’s blood pressure, in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date.
Dr Mark Hill, a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Kent Oncology Centre at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Kent, is one of five NHS consultants to win a prestigious research award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network and the Royal College of Physicians.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. Robert was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015 and has been treated at St Luke’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Robert is now helping researchers from the University of Surrey and the Royal Surrey County Hospital, in a prostate cancer research trial.