News and Events

BCTU Easter Closure:

Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, including the telephone registration service will be closed from 17:00, Thursday 2 April 2015 until 09:00, Thursday 9 April 2015. The online registration and data entry service will still be available over the Easter period.

300th participant recruited!

We are happy to say that the eGFR-C study has recruited it's 300th patient! Congratulations to Prof Kalra and all of the team at Salford Royal!

Many thanks to everyone involved in helping us get this far, all of the centres have contributed well to reaching this milestone.

First participant recruited!

We are very happy to announce that the eGFR-C study recruited its first participant on 8th April 2014. Congratulations to Dr Claire Sharpe and team at King's College Hospital!

Many thanks to all of our collaborators for helping us to get this far - we hope to see our other centres approved and recruiting shortly.

eGFR-C's first publication!

We are very pleased to say that a paper describing the eGFR-C study protocol was published in January 2014 in BMC Nephrology. Details are on the publications page, and the full paper is available here.

eGFR-C on BBC radio!

eGFR-C approved!

South East Coast - Surrey Research Ethics Committee gave ethical approval to the eGFR-C study on 9th October 2013. The protocol and all study documentation is available here on the website; CRFs will be available when recruitment starts.


Below is a link to a news report regarding the eGFR-C study, broadcast on ITV in July 2013 and featuring Chief Investigator Dr Edmund Lamb.

Meridian TV coverage of the eGFR-C study