The Barts Pain Research Group

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     The Barts Pain Research Group
             Our Work and our Challenges
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 What/Who are the Barts Pain Research
 Group?
  Two major affiliations:
      • Trust       Surgery & Anaesthetics Directorate (Anaesthetics Laboratory)
                    Research and Development (R&D)
      • College     William Harvey Research Institute


 • Senior staff:
      • Professor Richard Langford   Director of Anaesthetics Laboratory
      • Dr Stuart Ratcliffe          Director, Barts Pain Research Group
      • Sanjeev Markanday            Senior Research Manager
Pain Research Group
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                      Director,                Senior
    Clinical            PRG                   Manager
    Lecturer
                                                         SCRA
                      Director,
               Academic Anaesthesia,
       Five       Pain Medicine &               Nurse
    Clinical        Critical Care              Manager
    Research           Centre
     Fellows

                                       Research Nurses/Scientists
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 Our Work
   We offer expertise and experience in all aspects of clinical pain research from idea generation through
              protocol design, patient recruitment, to the final data presentation and utilisation



 • Research of IMPs into pain relief/management
  (academic and commercially funded)

 • Phase I-IV
  Studies including: Osteoarthritis; Cancer; PHN; MS; Diabetic Neuropathy; CLBP


 • Study/PRG Logistics (variance depending on level/nature/sponsorship of study):
                                                Internal SOPs
                                             Protocol development
                                         Ethical/regulatory submissions
                                            Recruitment/Follow-up
                                       Data collection/Quality assurance
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 Our Challenges
 • Feasibility
 • Study set-up (contracts, finance, delays > recruitment/study cross-over)
 • Recruitment
   - identification; advertising, pain clinic & database
   - inclusion / exclusion criteria
   - obtaining medical history from GPs

 • Visit/study documentation time management
 • Patient compliance
 • Northwick park / clinical trial perceptions
 • Changing ethical/regulatory environment and pain guidelines
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 The Future of Barts Pain Research

 • Previous/ongoing studies and their recruitment


 • New studies


 • Barts PRG vision/goals
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