The Medical Research Council’s Clinical Trials Unit is one of the UK’s leading centres for clinical research. It specialises in cancer and HIV/AIDS, but it also undertakes research in other areas, including rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis and mental health. The Unit designs and conducts clinical trials, and brings together the results of a number of trials. It also undertakes observational studies to evaluate the impact of new interventions in routine care. The research helps to improve healthcare in the UK and around the world. The MRC Clinical Trials Unit employs around 200 staff and is currently co-ordinating around 60 trials and meta-analyses.
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