Clinical research

Our clinical research activities support the development of new treatments and knowledge for better health and care, building the evidence for new approaches that are safe and effective.

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Clinical trials

We have expertise in all aspects of clinical trials, from study design and management, through to sample and data analysis.

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The Clinical Research Governance team within the Clinical Directorate manages sponsorship and human material governance activities. You will also find information here about the ethics approval requirements.

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The Liverpool University Biobank provides a range of services, including the hosting of collections, sample collection and processing, access to archival collections and Lab Information Management System (LIMS) management. A range of histology services for formalin fixed and cryo-preserved tissue are also available.

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Good Clinical Practice Laboratories

The University of Liverpool has three Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Laboratories that conduct sample processing and endpoint analysis for Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMPs).