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MND-SMART Glasgow Launch

A new trial centre for MND-SMART has opened to participants in Glasgow. This is the clinical trial’s third UK centre. Find out more at

From  Alison Irving on October 19th, 2020 0 likes 57 plays 0  

Rustam Al-Shahi Salman - Chief Investigator

Meet The Trial Team

From  Christine Sheridan on August 27th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

MND-SMART Launches in Dundee

The groundbreaking motor neurone disease clinical drugs trial, MND-SMART, has now opened to participants in Tayside. This is the trial’s second UK centre. The trial will be based at the…

From  Alison Irving on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Key components to a clinical trial

In this video, Dr. Jessica Rees, a statistician at the Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Edinburgh, provides a brief overview of the main stakeholders, organisations and individuals…

From  Jessica Rees on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 72 plays 0  

Becci - MSc Clinical Trials - Winter Graduation 2019

Becci discusses her experience of studying online for the MSc Clinical Trials. For more information on this particular programme, visit:…

From  Rachel Ashcroft on January 20th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

MND-SMART Launch Film 2020

MND-SMART is a pioneering clinical drugs trial in its design and reach. It will allow hundreds of people living with motor neurone disease (MND) across the UK to take part in tests of potential…

From  Alison Irving on January 14th, 2020 0 likes 1,418 plays 0  

MND_SMART_ Animation_November

About MND-SMART - An innovative drugs trial designed to speed up the time it takes to find medicines that can slow, stop, or reverse the progression of, MND.

From  Alison Irving on January 9th, 2020 0 likes 592 plays 0  

ECTR: 13.08.19 - How to minimise loss to follow-up

Dr Steve McSwiggan and Prof. Martin Dennis discuss how to minimise loss to follow-up.

From  Susie Fong on August 22nd, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

ECTR: 11.06.19 - What ECTU can do for you

Prof Steff Lewis explains what Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (ECTU) can do for you.

From  Susie Fong on July 12th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays 0  

ECTR 12.05.2019: Stepped wedge randomised trials

Professors Chris Weir and Rustam Al-Shahi Salman discuss the concepts of stepped wedge randomised trials and explore the advantages and disadvantages of this methodological approach in clinical…

From  Josephine Merrifield on May 23rd, 2019 0 likes 17 plays 0  

ECTR 10.4.19: How to deal with controversial randomised controlled trials

Professors John Norrie and David Newby describe their experiences of dealing with controversies relating to randomised controlled trials

From  Josephine Merrifield on April 19th, 2019 0 likes 38 plays 0  

ECTR 12.03.19: Mentoring new/future clinician trialists

The first seminar of the Edinburgh Clinician Trialist Rounds series, recorded on 12th March 2019 Chaired by Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman; Dr William Whiteley and Professor Peter Sandercock…

From  Josephine Merrifield on March 14th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Hear from our Clinical Trials Graduate

Our Clinical Trials graduate chats about their programme

From  Africa Reboto-Lopez on March 8th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Taking part in research: Karin & Carson

Karin Ralton, who has multiple sclerosis, and her husband Carson Ralton, talk about their experiences of taking part in research studies at the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic. …

From  Rebecca Devon on December 12th, 2018 0 likes 119 plays 0  

Taking part in research: Rhona

Rhona Ford, who has multiple sclerosis, talks about her experiences of taking part in the Biotin research study at the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.

From  Rebecca Devon on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 162 plays 0  

6 - The Challenges of Data Access for Historical Clinical Trials: A User Experience

The Challenges of Data Access for Historical Clinical Trials: A User Experience Tammy Piper BSc, MSc, LIBMS Biomarkers & Companion Diagnostic Group Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre

From  Ileana Iacobescu on December 1st, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0