Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Staff Profile

Dr Karen Nicholson

Trial Manager

Background

I have worked in clinical trials for a number of years, firstly as a CRA for commercial pharma companies and as a trial manager at the NCTU since June 2018.

Research

I am currently working on 2 trials:

FRACTAL:

A phase IIa, randomized, 2-arm parallel-group, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multi-centre trial to evaluate safety, tolerability, anti-inflammatory and cardio- protective effects after intravenous and oral administration of KAND567 in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention

METPREVENT:

Metformin to prevent progression of sarcopenia and frailty in older people – a double blind, randomised controlled proof of concept trial



Teaching

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