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Gastroenterology Research

Overview of types of studies currently open to volunteers

We have a varied portfolio of studies offering patients the opportunity to take part in research into:

- Ulcerative Colitis

- Crohn’s Disease

- Liver autoimmune conditions

- Viral hepatitis

Studies that we are taking part in at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust are helping to discover:


- New & improved treatments, including clinical trials of new medication

- Genetic markers for disease & their triggers in some people

- The ways in which genes & the environment impact on our immune system

- A greater understanding of the disease burden for patients & their families

- Diagnostic tests to predict disease progression & improve patient care pathways


If you are interested in taking part in any of our studies or want more information, please contact:


Ruth Penn – Lead Clinical Research Nurse




01494 426588

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