ICTUImperial Clinical Trials Unit

Welcome to Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU)

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Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests

Imperial College has extensive experience and expertise in designing and evaluating point of care diagnostic and screening techniques. 

Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative (DEC) London

The DEC is a partnership between the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College. It is a peer-reviewed centre funded by the National Institute of Health Research. Its purpose is to develop world-class methods for Point of Care diagnostic test validation and integrate these technologies efficiently into clinical practice.

The DEC’s multidisciplinary team of experts can provide all the resource needed to design and evaluate new point of care diagnostic tests and ICTU can design and run trials to assess their efficacy. Full-scale evaluation of diagnostic devices in clinical trials can be conducted in partnership with ICTU. Further information on the activities and services provided by Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative London can be found on their website