Our Research Champions
Some of the leading health research experts in the district talk about their experiences and the importance of your help in their studies or trials
Professor Dinesh Saralaya
Director, National Institute for Health Research: Patient Recruitment Centre: Bradford
Dinesh talks about the huge contribution that the Bradford, Craven and Airedale district has made in the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine trial and how grateful and pleased he is that over 700 people from our community were involved.
Dr Tamsin Gregory
Tamsin talks about the largest COVID-19 treatment trial that she was involved in and how the patients who volunteered to take part helped in identifying effective ways of treating this virus and that by volunteering have helped to improve the care of those who may be suffering from COVID-19 in the future.
Children’s Research Nurse
As the lead research nurse in Children’s research, Rachel explains how children of all ages and their families can get involved in research if they are patients but also as healthy volunteers. Studies can take place either as an in-patient, out-patient and at home and may involve one or more visits.
Professor Faruque Ghanchi
Consultant Ophthalmologist/ Head of Ophthalmology Research
Bradford Teachings Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Faruque expresses how grateful he is for all the volunteer patients who have taken part in research studies. This includes a study that helped pave the way for new treatments for macular degeneration thereby helping to reduce blindness not only in our local area but all over the world.