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RVI Clinical Research Facility

The Clinical Research Facility (CRF) is located in the Leazes Wing of the Royal Victoria Infirmary. It is aEntrance to CRF collaboration between Newcastle University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The facility was opened in April 2005 by Professor Dame Sally Davies. It is headed by Professor Fai Ng.

The Clinical Research Facility’s highly-trained staff are capable of setting up, negotiating and delivering all phases of clinical trials in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Standards.

The CRF is one of a number of facilities available for commercial use at Newcastle University. A full list of University Research Facilities can be found on the Services for Business website.

Clinical specialities

Oncology Haematology Genetics Cardiovascular Neurosciences
Endocrinology Neuromuscular Immunology Nutrition Nephrology
Gene therapy Hepatology Rheumatology Paediatrics Diabetes
Stroke medicine Immunotherapy Gastroenterology Reproductive medicine Surgical services