Clinical trials workshop 2018

When: 
Monday 1 October 2018
Venue address: 
The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3JW
CPD credits: 
5

A joint event by The Royal College of Radiologists and the NCRI Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group. This workshop is aimed at career-young clinical researchers and will cover areas relating to clinical trial design, funding and setup and the roles and responsibilities of chief investigators.

Objectives:

  • To discuss the components of a good clinical trial proposal
  • Use specific clinical trial proposals to illustrate and discuss key issues
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Investigator

Organisers: Professor Emma Hall and Dr Ann Henry 

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Programme

Monday 1 October 2018

09:30

Registration and coffee

 

Chair: Dr Ann Henry

10:00

Welcome, CTRad introduction, overview of the clinical trials proposed guidance process and success stories  

Dr Ann Henry, Associate Professor in Clinical Oncology, University of Leeds
10:20Trial design – sample size methodology and examples of different study designs
 

Professor Emma Hall, Reader of Oncology Trials, Deputy Director Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU), Institute of Cancer Research, London            

10:40Role of the clinical trials unit (CTU) - what does the CTU do? What the CTU needs from the clinician
 
Dr Indrani Bhattacharya, Clinical Fellow, Clinical Trials Statistic Unit (ICR-CTSU), Institute of Cancer Research, London  
11:00Getting the question right  and maximising the chances of getting your clinical trial proposal funded -  Developing the scientific question, CSG and portfolio fit, information required for application and funding streams, CTRad's role and
secrets to success 
Dr Fiona McDonald, Consultant Thoracic Clinical Oncologist, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London
11:20Introduction to workshop sessions
 
Professor Emma Hall, Reader of Oncology Trials, Deputy Director Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU), Institute of Cancer Research, London
11:25

Workshops 

13:00

Networking lunch 

 Chair: Professor Emma Hall 
13:40NIHR Funding streams - overview of NIHR funding streams and programme Dr Ruth Nebauer, Assistant Director, NIHR i4i Invention for Innovation Programme 
14:00Cancer Research UK funding streams - overview of CRUK funding streams, trials and programmes 
 
Dr Caroline Dalton, Senior Research Funding Manager, Strategy and Research Funding, Cancer Research UK
14:20Trainee experience Dr Sally Appleyard, Specialist Registrar, Sussex Cancer Centre, Brighton 
14:40Asking the right questions in clinical research TBC
15:00

Coffee 

15:20Radiotherapy trials quality assurance - the role of RTTQA and when to talk to RTTQA team
 
Mrs Elizabeth Miles, National Radiotherapy Trials QA (RTTQA) Group Coordinator, Mount Vernon Hospital
15:40

Role of the consumer - effective and relevant involvement 

TBC

16:00

Role of the Chief Investigator - what is expected from the Chief Investigator and lessons learnt 

Professor Robert Huddart, Institute of Cancer Research, London 

16:20

Discussion 

16:30

Close 

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Booking

Registration fees:

The cost to attend this workshop is £50. 

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.
If you are not a member or Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return with payment by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

The Conference and Programmes office do have their own privacy policy, should you wish to review this ahead of making your booking. 

Book online 

Clinical trials registration form

Venue

Venue information

The Royal College of Radiologists

63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW
United Kingdom

 

Cancellation

Cancellation

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Friday 17 August 2018: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • On or between Monday 20 August and Friday 14 September 2018: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Monday 17 September 2018: No transfer or refund permitted