A number of additional organisations/groups have been established in this area to provide support for research.
NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire and the Humber
The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service for Yorkshire & the Humber (RDS YH) supports researchers to develop and design high quality research proposals for submission to the NIHR and other national, peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research. This support is provided free of charge.
Director - Wendy BairdThe NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire and the Humber
University of Sheffield
Ground Floor, Regent Court
30 Regent Street
Sheffield S1 4DA
T: 0114 222 0828
Sheffield Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre
Sheffield ECMC aims to identify biomarkers associated with genetic susceptibility to cancer, carcinogenesis, disease progression and response to treatment, with the objective of developing and introducing new cancer tests and treatments.
Specialist areas of activity are bone oncology, vascular targeting and genetic instability. The Centre has facilities for imaging, flow cytometry, DNA sequencing and histopathology.
Led by Professor Penella Woll
Sheffield Experiemental Cancer Medicine Centre
Cancer Research Centre
Weston Park Hospital
Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit
The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) at The University of Sheffield provides advice and practical support to investigators planning or running clinical trials. They can provide expertise in the design and operational conduct of trials to international regulatory standards in clinical, community and general practice settings.
Director - Dr Cindy Cooper
Assistant Director - Dr Daniel Hind
Sheffield CTRU, ScHARR
The University of Sheffield
30 Regent Street
Clinical Research Facilities
Two Clinical Research Facilities provide support in the South Yorkshire CLRN area:
Sheffield Clinical Research Facility
Director: Professor Chris Newman
Manager: Karen French
O Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
T: 0114 271 2366
Centre for Biomedical Research
Northern General Hospital
T: 0114 271 5779
Sheffield Children's Clinical Research Facility
Director: Dr Jim Bonham
Manager: Tracy N'Diaye
Clinical Research Facility
D Floor, Stephenson Unit
Sheffield Children's Hospital
T: 0114 226 7904