Cambridgshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust's Windsor Research Unit is an outpatient clinical research unit and the base of the Cambridge Dementias and Neurodegeneration Research Network (DeNDRoN), part of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN).

About our team

Our team includes clinicians of various disciplines. We work closely with the CPFT Adult Mental Health Research Team and Research and Development department, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the Cambridge Clinical Research Facility, the Wolfson Brain Institute and the University of Cambridge.

What we do

Our team delivers and supports high quality ethically approved clinical research studies in dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions and is trained in a wide variety of clinical and other specialist skills such as dementia assessment.

We have a safe and welcoming environment for patients, carers and volunteers participating in research, with flexible clinical space including a clinic room, interview room, waiting area and sample handling room.

We have facilities for venepuncture, continuous or intermittent vital signs monitoring, physiological examination and other tests as required. We have a sample-handling room with a sample refrigerator, chemical storage, a temperature-controlled centrifuge, and ample storage for biological samples in -20 and -80 degree freezers.

We have undertaken a wide variety of observational studies as well as local, national and international clinical trials at phases 2 and 3 (smaller and larger-scale testing of drug on patients to assess efficacy and safety).

Where we can be found

The Windsor Research Unit is located at CPFT's Fulbourn Hospital site less than ten minutes away from the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Follow us

Last updates about our work can be found on our Twitter page @UnitWindsor

http://www.longroad.ac.uk/noticeboard/health-and-social-care-students-learn-about-dementia-research-from-windsor-research-unit/ 

 

How to find us

Windsor Research Unit
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge
CB21 5EF

 

Contact us

Unit manager: Gloria Calderon 
Gloria.Calderon@nhs.net
T 01223 219534 
F 01223 219524

Clinical Director:
Dr Ben Underwood
MA MBBS PhD MRCPsychCertMedEd
E Ben.Underwood@cpft.nhs.uk

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The page was last updated on 24 May 2017 by andrea.bateman.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 726789 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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