Edinburgh Clinical Trials

All Current Studies

Information on all current studies listed by therapeutic area.

List of all current studies

For further information please click on the study name.

Rheumatology / Orthopaedic:

AbbVie M13-549 (moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis)

AbbVie M13-542 (safety and efficacy of ABT-494)

DENS  (duration of external neck stabilisation)

FAST (febuxostat safety in gout)

MALDI-MS (kidney injury biomarkers)

MOTION  (osteoarthritis)

SLEx (lupus)

TOPaZ (osteogenesis imperfecta)

ZiPP LTE(paget's disease)

ZiPP  (paget's disease)






Perioperative Medicine:

RESULT-HIP (effect of haemoglobin transfusion threshold after hip fracture surgery on cardiac injury and death)

Health Economics:

CORECT-R (creating a UK colorectal cancer intelligence hub)

Eribulin Audit (post-adoption surveillance audit of new medicines for metastatic breast cancer in the real world)

Info-BC (decision making in early and advanced breast cancer)

SATURNE (Scottish adjuvant therapy unified routine data natural experiment)

Public Health:

APPRAISE (alcohol intervention for remand prisoners)

ELVIS COVID (nasal washout and gargling for improvement in COVID-19 symptoms)

Stand Up for Health (sedentary behaviour in call centres)


AGS-RTI (reverse transcriptase inhibitors + interferon signalling)

CARE(symptomatic brain cavernoma)

DelApp (validation studies to assess the diagnostic accuracy of a software application for detection and monitoring of attentional deficits in delirium)

EuroHYP-1 (stroke)

FOCUS (stroke)

HEMOTION (haemoglobin transfusion threshhold)

MND-SMART (Motor Neurone Disease Systematic Multi-Arm Adaptive Randomised Trial)

POSITIF (post stroke fatigue)

RESTART (spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage)

SoSTART (anticoagulants and brain haemorrhage)




DENS  (duration of external neck stabilisation)



DUAL ACS2 (acute coronary syndrome)

EVoLVeD (early valve replacement)

HiSTORIC (high sensitivity troponin)

PRE18FFIR (PET CT and myocardial infarction)

SALTIRE II (aortic stenosis)

SCOT-HEART 2 (computer tomography coronary angiography for the prevention of myocardial infarction)

TARGET-CTCA (using troponin to guide CTCA)


GEM (crohn's disease)

PREdiCCt (crohn's and colitis flare up)

SPARE (crohn's disease)

MARVEL (ulcerative colitis)

Mini MARVEL(ulcerative colitis)

MUSIC (crohn's disease)



Clinical Toxicology:

MAIL(macrophage therapy for acute liver injury)

Emergency/Critical Care:

A2B (alpha 2 agonists sedation agents)

ABC Sepsis (adult sepsis)

ABC Post ICU (anaemia management)

ASPIRED (enhanced ambulatory ECG monitoring)

BP Together (Towards An Integrated Self-Monitoring SolutIoN for Stroke/TIA)

CHAPS (compression hosiery to avoid post-thrombotic syndrome)

HiSNAP(paracetamol overdose)

Maternal critical care (pregnancy critical care admission)




MABEL (chronic breathlessness)

MucAct  (COPD)

PIB CAP (personalised antibiotic treatment for pneumonia) 

TEMPESTAS (effect of inhaled steroids in severe COPD patients) 


RESORP (recovery from acute pancreatitis)

Palliative Care:

GI-ACP (advance care planning in cancer)

MINT (chemotheraphy induced peripheral neuropathy)



ELVIS Kids (upper respiratory tract infection)

Obstetrics / Gynaecology:

BRIDGE-IT (emergency contraception)

CHOICE (cervical ripening at home or in hospital)

DEXFEM (endometrial glucocorticoid deficiency) 

PIPIN (prevastatin for preterm labour)

ESPriT1 (managing chronic pelvic pain in women)

PAPAGENO (prevention of gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia in obese pregnant women in resource poor settings)

METAFOR (gestational diabetes)