Clinical research in the United Kingdom: a new era

Edward Byrne
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02340.x
Published online: 16 February 2009

UK initiatives to increase clinical research capacity hold lessons for Australia

The historically unmatched boom in medical science knowledge in the past few decades has steadily increased the opportunities for clinical research. Examples include research into biomarkers and diagnostics, evaluation of potential therapies, and particularly translation of breakthroughs in basic medical science into clinical medicine.

  • Edward Byrne

  • University College London Medical School, London, UK.



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