NEWS

27 Nov 2018 - RIDD Trial is unable to accept new enquiries

Following a fantastic response from people with Dupuytren’s, we are no longer able to accept further enquiries about joining the RIDD Trial.  We will be in touch directly with those people who are waiting to hear from us about screening. 


Nov 2018 - Recruitment into the RIDD Trial in Edinburgh is now complete!

All the RIDD trial clinics at the Western General in Edinburgh are now fully booked.  Therefore no more places are available for people to join the trial in Edinburgh.  Thank you to everyone who has joined the trial in Edinburgh, enquiried about joining, and also to the team at the Western General for reaching this milestone.


06 July 2018 - Results from part 1 of RIDD published today

We are delighted that the results form part 1 of the RIDD trial were published today in the journal EBioMedicine.

https://www.ebiomedicine.com/article/S2352-3964(18)30229-9/fulltext

https://www.kennedy.ox.ac.uk/news/new-hope-for-patients-with-incurable-and-disabling-dupuytren2019s-disease


04 June 2018 - May was a bumper month for recruitment

The trial teams in Oxford and Edinburgh have been busy in May with a record number of participant recruited this month.


25 April 2018 - Recruitment hits the 50th participant milestone

Congratulations to the Oxford Universities Hospitals team for recruiting the 50th participants into the trial today!


25 Jan 2018 - Another publication!

Our systematic review of the cost effectiveness of treatments for Dupuytren's disease has been published in BMC Musculosketal Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-1949-2.


22 Nov 2017 - RIDD now open in Edinburgh

We are excited to open our 2nd centre in Edinburgh today! We look forward to working with the team at Western General Hospital. Please contact us via our contact us page if you are interested in participating in the RIDD study in Edinburgh.


19 Jul 2017 - We've updated our website

We hope you like the update to our website.  Feedback welcomed via our contact us page.


12 Jul 2017 - Study protocol for RIDD published on Wellcome Open Research.

The full article can be read online here.


Apr 2017 - Welcome to our new Trial Manager!

We are delighted to welcome Anne Francis to the RIDD team as our new trial manager, replacing Jenni who has re-located away from the Oxford area.


Feb 2017  - The Early Disease Trial is now open for recruitment in Oxford

We are recruiting people with early stage Dupuytren's which is progressing. These patients will receive an injection into their hand at three monthly intervals for a year.


2017 - The Dose Response part of this trial is now being analysed

We recruited Dupuytren's patients who were due to have hand surgery. These patients received a study injection into their hand two weeks before surgery. We collected their tissue removed during surgery and examined it in our lab to measure the changes due to the injection.


21 Nov 2015 - Cathy Ball wins Best Poster Award at the British Association of Hand Therapists 2015 conference

The poster was “A Systematic Review of Non-Surgical Treatments for Early Dupuytren’s Disease”.  Well done Cathy!