Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU)

Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit


The University of Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) is a research unit in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences specialising in the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials.

Please note that the BCTU will be closed from 4pm on the 23rd December 2014 until 9am on the 5th January 2015. This also includes the phone randomisation service, unless you have had specific instructions from your trial team representitive.

Current trials

The BCTU provides the scientific, technical and computing expertise needed to support clinical trial research from conception through to completion.

Systematic Reviews 

BCTU has expertise and in-depth knowledge of the methodology of systematic reviews of interventions and tests.

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The unit provides an open access consultancy service covering all aspects of trial design, management and analysis.

Published Research

A list of all BCTU full publications from January 2012 to the present.