The Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis Versus Arthritis in Oxford is seeking a panel of patients with osteoarthritis to attend our Research Showcase on Tuesday 25th February 2020. You will be among a small panel of patients to hear about select research projects and will be given the opportunity to provide valuable feedback. Patient input is … Read more
Current Listings for Patients Active in Research
We want to encourage patients, carers and the public to get involved with research, from planning what to do to how it is done, what happens to the results and all the steps in between. This helps ensure that medical research focuses on what matters to patients and is carried out in ways that are acceptable to them. Below is a current list of opportunities for patients, carers and members of the public to be actively involved in research at the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. You can also sign up for a weekly email bulletin of new opportunities as they arise. The Oxford Blood Group encourages patients and members of the public to be involved with the Haematology and Stem Cells theme.
Trouble sleeping? Researchers from the Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute at the University of Oxford are evaluating different interventions aimed at improving sleep. We are looking for poor sleepers between the ages of 18 and 65. Depending on the study you volunteer for, you will either undergo an online self-help treatment programme (Sleepio) or lab-based … Read more
Our understanding of how thinking changes in individuals living with a dementia diagnosis is limited by a reliance on pen-and-paper tests administered infrequently within medical appointments. The University of Oxford has developed a collection of tasks to play on smartphones, each designed to measure a different aspect of how we think, such as our memory … Read more
I am looking for patient and lay representatives to help with the design and implementation of research into new types of imaging used in the assessment of patients with heart attacks (see summary below). I am looking for people who may have suffered heart attacks in the past (or may have friends and relatives who … Read more
The Jenner Institute, part of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, is looking for healthy volunteers to take part in a trial testing a new vaccine (ChAdOx1 Zika) against Zika. If you are aged 18-50 and are in good health you may be eligible to participate. The trial will involve 10 visits over a period of … Read more
The Jenner Institute, part of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, is looking for healthy volunteers to take part in a malaria challenge study testing the effectiveness of a new malaria vaccine. If you are aged 18-45, and are in good health and have never had malaria, you may be eligible to participate. Volunteers are compensated … Read more
What is the study about? There is growing evidence that schema therapy is effective at bringing about meaningful and lasting change to a person’s psychological wellbeing. We want to understand more about how change occurs. What does it involve? You will be interviewed about your experience of schema therapy. This might involve explaining what you … Read more
• Do you or your child have a rare genetic disease? • Would you like to share your experiences to contribute to a new research study? I am looking for 1-2 patients or carers who would be willing to sit on an Advisory Board for a new study. I am particularly interested in recruiting patients … Read more
Study Title: The effects of a single dose of selegiline on reward and emotional processing in healthy volunteers Looking for: healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 40 years of age for a study investigating the effects of a single dose of a drug called Selegiline on reward and emotional processing. Participants must be healthy, with … Read more
We are recruiting healthy adults aged 30-50 years old to join the Oxford Biobank Study. Contributing to research into conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. The study will involve a one hour morning visit at OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford.