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Supporting the development of a new blood test for prostate cancer

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We are helping GlycoScoreDx Ltd. to commercialise their diagnostic test for improved detection of prostate cancer.

Every 45 minutes one man dies of prostate cancer in the UK. Developing better…

NIHR SME Consultation

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are hosting an online consultation with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

They are specifically interested in gathering the views of SMEs based in…

Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Diagnostics Research Forum 2021

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The Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Diagnostics (MEED) Research Forum brings together researchers actively involved in evaluating diagnostics. The event takes place annually and provides an opportunity to…

Tackling COVID: NHIP in Action

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The Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) aims to become the most integrated and innovative Academic Health Science Partnership in the world.  As part of this collective platform, we are…

Evaluating a rapid test for diagnosing a childhood respiratory virus

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Speeding up the diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus could reduce the spread of infection and produce cost savings for NHS hospitals.

It can take over 24 hours to receive a…

Examining the potential benefits of a near bedside test for Clostridium difficile infection

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Faster diagnosis of Clostridium difficile should reduce the spread of infection and improve use of NHS resources in hospitals.

Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is a bacterium that can infect the bowel…

Enhancing the analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies

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Our PhD student with the Population Health Sciences Institute and School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Newcastle University has compared statistical methods…

PhD Studentship – Can AI enhance the ambulance care of suspected stroke patients?

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The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North East North Cumbria is offering a three year full time doctoral fellowship hosted by ourselves and the Newcastle University Stroke…

Exploring COVID-19 testing in English care homes

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Led by the NIHR London In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, we have analysed the views of care home staff and identified opportunities for refining COVID-19 testing in care homes.

In the…

Research associate – clinical test evaluation methodologist

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to join our vibrant team as a clinical test evaluation methodologist.

The job will involve using innovative approaches to…

Why is it important to assess new COVID-19 tests?

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We wrote a recent opinion article with members of the CONDOR team to answer this question and share the progress we have made so far as part of this…

Examining the unmet clinical needs for COVID-19 testing

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Working with collaborators across the CONDOR partnership we have analysed the views of health and social care professionals and policy makers on COVID-19 tests.

There has been a concerted effort…