The British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) represents
health professionals working in specialised genetic services in the
NHS and scientists and health professionals in medical
The society welcomes anyone working professionally within human
genetics in the UK. People who are not based in the UK can become
overseas affiliates; they are not eligible for election to the
council, but otherwise enjoy the same privileges as full
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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) was set
up in 2006 to create a world-class health research system within
the NHS. The NIHR
Clinical Research Network provides the infrastructure to
support clinical research studies. Central to this system is
the UK Clinical
Research Network Study Portfolio. Genetics is an active
specialty and currently has
139 studies open and recruiting across the UK.
To benefit from this support
a study must meet
specific eligibility criteria to be adopted onto the
Portfolio. This database then captures study recruitment data
which is used to performance manage trials and allocate NIHR
research resources. The NIHR Clinical Research Network is
associated with support for clinical trials, however it is
also a useful resource for non-medical qualitative research
studying the social and ethical aspects of genetics.
provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network consists of:
Specialty is one of 30 specialties within the NIHR Clinical Research
Network (CRN) which provides researchers with the
practical support they need to make clinical studies happen in the
NHS. The CRN is made up of 15 Local Clinical Research Networks
which facilitate these services at a regional level. For
further information contact your Local Clinical Research
Please see here
for more information and to how to make an application.
Application Deadline: Friday 15th December
British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM)
Charles Darwin House
Tel: 020 3793 7851
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