The Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis Versus Arthritis is based at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and is a highly active, well established research centre based in the University of Oxford. The aim of our research is to gain a better understanding of the processes underlying osteoarthritis in order to develop new tests and treatments, and … Read more
Current Listings for Patient and Public Involvement
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.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many PPI activities are taking place online instead of in person. The School for Primary Care Research has put together some tips and resources that you may find helpful if you are invited to take part in such a meeting.
Our health is important and so is the research that goes into keeping us healthy. Do you know how your medical data is being used and why? Are you happy for your data to be used in research? Are your cells as important to you as an image of your brain, for example? Should these … Read more
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
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
• 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.
Study – The effect of short-term overconsumption of specific dietary nutrients on liver and adipose tissue metabolism The purpose of this study is to provide an understanding of the effect that the overconsumption of specific dietary nutrients (e.g. sugars, fats) has on liver and adipose tissue metabolism and function. This will allow us to dissect … Read more
• Do you have experience of treatment resistant depression either as a patient or a carer? • Are you interested in medical research? • Would you like to share your experience and interest to contribute to a new research study? A new research trial is seeking patient and carer members for their Patient Advisory Group. … Read more