Latest round yields 3 new projects

BDRF is pleased to announce the winners of our most recent round of Observational Research grants. The projects cover different aspects of bowel disease and include a collaboratively funded review of patient outcomes in coloproctology across Britain; in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK.

We are very pleased to once again be committing funds to advancing the cure and treatment of bowel disease. The projects are based in different parts of the UK, with Manchester, Leeds, Dundee and London represented this time around.

Grant winners

1. “L-NuANCE – Lymph Node Positivity in Patients with Anal Cancer treated in the Modern Era: prognostic impact and patterns of loco-regional relapse” – Research Fellow TBA. Supervisor – Prof Andrew Renehan. Participating institutions: The Christie, Manchester; St James, Leeds; University of Manchester.

2. “Can a Faecal Immunochemical Test for haemoglobin be used to predict the presence of adenomatous polyps?” – Dr Craig Mowat – Consultant Gastroenterologist. Participating institution – Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee.

3. “Patient outcomes in Coloproctology and their correlation with resources for treatment within the NHS” – Asha Kaur – Policy officer, Bowel Cancer UK; Deborah Alsina, Chief Executive, Bowel Cancer UK; Steve Brown, Associate Secretary ASGBI. Supervisor – Asha Senapati, President-elect ASGBI. Participating institutions: ASGBI; Bowel Cancer UK