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Lookup NU author(s): Professor Nick Reynolds,
Dr Akash Sinha,
Dr Simon Meggitt
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
This review considers, in the context of British Skin Foundation (BSF)-funded translational research into atopic eczema conducted in Newcastle, the complex interactions between clinical and non-clinical scientists in both academia and industry and how this may have impacted on clinical care. However, research in individual centres does not occur in isolation and clinically relevant outcomes from collaborative research are increasingly supported through regional and national networks. This is illustrated by our trial of azathioprine in adults with atopic eczema conducted across centres in the North East of England that employed pharmacogenetic dosimetry. Correspondingly the formation of a UK Translational Network for Translational Research in Dermatology (UK TREND) has facilitated the development of a UK-wide network to support atopic eczema projects based on an e-Delphi prioritisation exercise.
Author(s): Reynolds NJ, Sinha A, Elias MS, Meggitt SJ
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: British Journal of Dermatology
Issue: Suppl. S2
Print publication date: 01/10/2016
Online publication date: 26/09/2016
Acceptance date: 25/07/2016
Date deposited: 14/06/2017
ISSN (print): 0007-0963
ISSN (electronic): 1365-2133
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Notes: Special Issue: British Skin Foundation, Skin Deep - 20 Years of Research, 20th Anniversary Conference, 13th October 2016, Royal College of Physicians, London, U.K.
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