Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Staff Profile

Kassie Newell

Clinical Trial Administrator


I have been a clinical trial administrator at the Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit Since September 2019. I am currently working on the following trials:

  • Dual Bronchodilators in Bronchiectasis Study (DIBS). Full trial title: A pragmatic, multicentre, placebo-controlled, 3-arm, double-blinded, randomised controlled trial, incorporating an internal pilot, to determine the role of bronchodilators in preventing exacerbations of bronchiectasis.
  • Obeticholic Acid for the Amelioration of Cognitive Symptoms trial - 1 (OACS-1). Full title: Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial of the FXR agonist Obeticholic Acid (OCA) for the treatment of cognitive dysfunction and related symptoms in non-cirrhotic patients with the chronic cholestatic liver disease Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
  • MultICath. Full title: A non-inferiority randomised controlled trial to compare mixed (multi/single-use) catheter management with single-use catheter management by intermittent catheter users over 12 months