Improving lives

through the design and delivery of world class clinical trials

We are the Liverpool Clinical Trials Centre

We bring together a wealth of expertise built on the experience of the Liverpool Trials Collaborative which has held full registration status with the UK Clinical Research Collaboration CTU network since its establishment in 2007.

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Cancer

We have more than twenty years’ experience of delivering high impact cancer clinical trials, from early phase single centre studies to large multi-national pivotal trials that have improved outcomes for patients with cancer.

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Paediatric, foetal and maternal health

Paediatric trials require specialist understanding. We have a 15 year track record for the design and conduct of successful paediatric national and international clinical trials that impact how children are treated.

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Clinical Specialties

Our clinical specialties portfolio allows us to be responsive to local and national health needs and priorities. It includes cardiovascular, infection and surgical trials.

Patient and Public Involvement
Patient and public involvement (PPI) in research is research carried out "with" or "by" patients or members of the public rather than "to", "about" or "for" them.
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LCTC Launch - 23rd October 2019

A joint launch of the Liverpool Clinical Trials Center (LCTC) and Single Point of Access for Research & Knowledge (SPARK) will be held at the Liverpool ACC Arena.

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5th ICTMC Conference in Brighton

The 5th Internation Clinical Trials Methodology Conference is being held 6-9th October in Brighton, UK.

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BASICS study results posted in the Lancet

BASICS study shows use of antibiotic-impregnated VPS reduces infections

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We specialise in the development and delivery of large, multi-centre clinical trials.
Writing a Statistical Analysis Plan
As well as managing studies we regularly work with methodologists to undertake research aimed at improving the design and delivery of clinical trials. One such project is the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) Guidelines.

Increasing calls for transparency, reproducibility and data sharing within clinical trials have led to a greater emphasis on the early development and publication of well written Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs).

To address a variation in practice a minimum set of items for SAPs was agreed with funders, regulatory authorities, journals and researchers. A downloadable version of the SAP checklist is available here.

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Liverpool Clinical Trials Centre,
University of Liverpool,
Liverpool,
L69 3BX
+44(0)151 795 8751
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