TASC research support and facilities

TASC provide a high-quality research service which includes research support and facilities.

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Clinical Research Centre

The Clinical Research Centre is a state-of-the-art research facility providing space, equipment and staff to support our researchers of all clinical professions and our industry partners in delivering high quality clinical research in Tayside.

Clinical Research Centre web page

Children's Research Facility

Children’s Research and Investigations Facility provides safe, age appropriate care for children and young people attending the Tayside Children’s Hospital for elective clinical investigation or participation in research studies.

Children's Research facility web page

Clinical Research Imaging Facility (CRIF)

The Clinical Research Imaging Facility (CRIF) is a clinical imaging suite providing state-of-the-art facilities, with a dedicated professional infrastructure to facilitate high quality clinical research, experimental medicine and advanced image guided interventional techniques.

Clinical Research Imaging Facility web page

Dundee Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit (DEBU)

Led by Professor Peter Donnan and is staffed by biostatisticians and epidemiologists from across medicine, dentistry, and nursing, this group provides collaborative input for design, and analysis of numerous national and regional trials.

DEBU web page

The Health Informatics Centre (HIC)

A recognised leader as both an academic group and service provider of health informatics, data linkage, software development and secure infrastructure.

HIC website

Research Networks

Topic Networks and Specialty Groups (SGs) are the key national bodies for supporting clinical research activity in Scotland.

NHS Research Scotland website

SHARE Research Database

The Scottish Health Research Register and Biobank (SHARE) is a database of willing volunteers (aged 11+) who consent to the access and use of their electronic health records in order to identify them as potentially eligible for research projects.

Whether you are looking for volunteers, samples and/or data for your study, fill out a FREE feasibility application or get in touch.

SHARE website

Tayside Biorepository

Tayside Biorepository (TBR) makes available a wide variety of matched normal and diseased tissue (primarily tumour material), as well as blood samples, for the purposes of medical research.

Tayside Biorepository web page

Tayside Clinical Trials Unit

Established in 2008 as a collaboration of the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside, TCTU's role is to provide support and services to investigators with the aim of improving the success and quality of studies.

TCTU website