Welcome to the MRC Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology
Clinical trials are studies conducted in
patients to evaluate the potential benefits (and risks) that new
treatments could offer. They provide the 'gold standard’ evidence
base for informing and improving future patient care.
The Hubs for Trials Methodology Research
(HTMR) were established by the MRC to create a UK-wide regionally
distributed research resource to improve the design, conduct,
analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical trials.
The eight Hubs have a variety of
methodological expertise and close links with clinical trials units
and other methodological groups in universities, industry and
relevant professional bodies and organisations. The Hubs were
networked together to enhance their individual activities,
strengthen the methodological research further, and aid
dissemination and education relating to good methods in clinical
trials. To read more about the Network, click HERE.