Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research & Evidence, has released a letter to provide clarity on the prioritised status of early phase COVID-19 trials.
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A request for help in recruitment to COVID-19 studies has been sent by the Chief Medical Officers and National Medical Director.
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The safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic has always been paramount and we’re proud that in Newcastle, we have been a leader in staff testing from the very beginning of this crisis.
The Newcastle Joint Research Office (NJRO) has been involved in the conception of a UK-wide database to provide rapid reporting on the incidence of hyper-inflammation in COVID-19 and the association with adverse outcome and potential to be modulated by intervention with biologic therapy. The database provides a rapid means of collating information from multiple sites.