Welcome to the Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine & Dentistry (PUPSMD). The PenCTU is a leading academic clinical trials unit, with expertise in designing, developing, supporting and co-ordinating high quality, multi-centre clinical trials and other well-designed studies that will directly influence clinical and healthcare practice. PenCTU is a fully registered clinical trials unit in the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) (registration status under review) and currently receives National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) CTU support funding. This funding has been awarded to support the Unit in developing and supporting NIHR trials.
The PenCTU works in partnership with clinicians, researchers, the NIHR Research Design Service South West, the Clinical Research Network and other partners from across the South West Peninsula and beyond, starting with the funding application, to deliver the full spectrum of clinical trial expertise to applicable standards and regulations. PenCTU has considerable experience in drug trials, other non-drug interventional trials, trials of complex interventions, pilot trials and feasibility studies, across a broad range of clinical and health-related areas.
If you are interested in working with us, please approach us at the earliest opportunity.