Clinical Trials Units

Barts Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit


Areas of Research

  • Pre Clinical Testing
  • Phase 2 and 3
  • Long-term surveillance/population/epidemiology studies
  • Studies bidding to or supported by; charitable funding, NIHR funding, commercial funding, and other funding
  • Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medical Product (CTIMP)
  • Studies involving recruitment outside the UK


We prefer not to take the sponsorship role but have flexibility

Particular areas of interest or experience in cardiovascular trial design and delivery

Our mission is to support cardiovascular research by delivering excellence in the design, conduct, and dissemination of clinical trials with the aim of improving patient care.

We support clinical studies focused on the broad area of cardiovascular research and across the Cardiac and vascular sub-specialites
Our unit provides trial expertise, and support and oversight. The Barts CVCTU consists of a dedicated core team who manage the day-to day running of clinical trials, with CVCTU trial portfolio adoption coordinated by the Scientific and Resource Committees, and a Steering Committee to oversee resources, development and strategic direction. Specifically we provide trial oversight and management, statistical support, database creation and management, randomisation and blinding support, quality control and assurance.

We have experience of delivering phase 2 and 3 studies, both non-CTIMP and CTIMP for nutritional, drug or device interventions.

  • PERSONAL COVID-BP- Identifier: NCT04559074
  • Prophesy- Identifier: NCT03715348
  • NITRATE-TOD- Identifier: NCT03088514
  • BYPASS-CTCA- Identifier: NCT03736018

Address: William Harvey Research Institute, Barts & The London School of Medicine Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ

Telephone number: +44(0) 20 7882 5668

Email address: