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Get involved in our research

UCLH is famous for its world class research with thousands of studies happening at any one time and some 12,000 of our patients taking part in clinical trials.

This means UCLH is able to offer many patients the opportunity to take part in trials.

What kind of research does UCLH carry out?

Some of our research is experimental medicine, which looks at the causes of disease, how certain treatments work and whether they are safe. Some of our patients have been the first in the world to receive treatments.

We also carry out clinical trials which test the effectiveness of new drugs in a large number of people. This will be to see if a new treatment really is better than current treatments.

How do I get involved in research?

We have research happening in most disease areas. For instance, studies looking at cancer treatments, neurology surgery, critical care, infection and stroke rehabilitation, to name but a few.