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Clinical Trials Unit

CTU building

Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (WCTU) is an academic unit undertaking clinical trials addressing real issues of local, national and international importance.

Randomised controlled trials are developed in selective, focused areas that are consistent with the research strategy of Warwick Medical School.

Multi-centre trials are run in close collaboration with local NHS Trusts and clinicians. Trials are subjected to rigorous external peer review and efficiently managed, to ensure high quality results.

New imaging scans track down persistent cancer cells

A WCTU trial has revealed that head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells Read the full press release.

Contact us

Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Warwick Medical School
University of Warwick
Gibbet Hill Campus

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Chief Investigators

Current Trials

We are currently conducting trials in the following main areas:

Running Clinical Trials

The Clinical Trials Unit provides advice and support to all WMS about running a clinical trial from inception to publication.

About Warwick CTU

The Clinical Trials Unit has expertise in the design and conduct of trials, particularly of complex health states and interventions.



This unit receives National Institute for Health Research CTU Support Funding. This funding has been awarded to support the unit in developing and supporting NIHR trials.NIHR