Current research and news
Catch up on all the latest research news via the links below:
- Respiratory research fellow celebrated at national awards for patient-centred excellence
- Trust to host new NIHR Regional Research Delivery Network
- New £3m investment bringing health technology innovations to the South West
- Trailblazing diabetes initiative shortlisted for prestigious award
- The Royal Devon spearheads international guidelines for better hernia care
- Introducing ‘BReast CAncer Genes and Me’
- Special delivery – revolutionary technology arrives at the Royal Devon
- PRCs achieve an average 95% patient retention rate in Moderna vaccine trial
- Celebrating 75 years of innovation in the NHS
- Exeter scientist duo join Prince and Princess of Wales at NHS Big Tea 75th anniversary party
- Life-changing research trials new treatment approach for debilitating spinal condition
The study, REDEFINE 3, is looking at a combination of two medicines. REDEFINE 3 is needed to help us understand how effective these two medicines are for reducing cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and stroke. This study is funded and sponsored by Novo Nordisk. To find out more about the REDEFINE-3 study, please visit www.redefine3.org.uk or contact the team:
E.mbrace; Investigational research study at the PRC: Exeter
The PRC Exeter (Based on the Wonford site at the Royal Devon) are currently looking for participants for a clinical research study to assess the effectiveness and safety of an investigational vaccine in the prevention of bloodstream infections.
People aged 60 years or older with a history of urinary tract infection (UTI) are at an increased risk of developing a bloodstream infection caused by E. coli bacteria.
If you are interested, or you know someone who might be, please let them know about the study and share the contact details below. Further information on the study can also be found here.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:
- Are 60 years of age or older
- Have had a UTI in the past 2 years
- Feel comfortable, or have a caregiver who is comfortable, using an application on a smartphone