Glasgow Dental School Clinical Research Facility
The Glasgow Dental School Clinical Research Facility aims to improve oral and general health by advancing new and better ways of preventing and treating disease.
- Located within the largest and busiest dental hospital in Scotland, with over 80,000 outpatient appointments each year.
- Two fully equipped dental chairs and a confidential interview room.
- Adjacent state of the art research laboratary facilities
- Extensive, rich health service data available in Scotland with potential for records linkage to research programmes.
The CRF is part of The Glasgow Clinical Research Facility
Broad expertise includes:
- Dedicated Research Dental Nurse (Claire Brown, pictured right)
- Dedicated Research Dental Hygienist (Debbie McKenzie, pictured left)
- Specialists in all areas of clinical dentistry
- Epidemiologist/Trials Methodologist
- Medical Statististician
The CRF is made up of two spaces.
One Clinical Space with two fully equipped dental chairs:
A confidential interview room:
- Research Institutes at the University of Glasgow, and GLP ISO standards labs. (http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/)
- The Robertson Centre for Biostatistics, University of Glasgow, a key component of UKCRC (United Kingdom Clinical Research Collaboration) and fully registered Clinical Trials Unit. (http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/research/robertsoncentreforbiostatistics/ )
- Scottish Oral Health Research Collaboration supported by a Project Co-ordinator to support national and international programmes (www.sohrc.org)
- Glasgow University founded Childsmile programme (http://www.child-smile.org.uk)