Clinical Studies

Staff within the Centre for Reproductive Health engage in a wide range of activities directed towards translation of research for patient benefit.

Clinical Research

Current clinical trials include:

OPPTIMUM: A UK-based randomized trial to determine if progesterone prophylaxis to prevent preterm labour improves outcome.

EMPOWaR: Efficacy of Metformin in Pregnant Obese Women, a Randomised Controlled Trial. (Funded by MRC and managed by EME/NIHR)

Managing Pelvic Pain
The Pelvic Pain website has been designed by pelvic pain clinic staff at NHS Lothian and the University of Edinburgh to provide you with up to date factual information about chronic pelvic pain and possible treatments.

The Centre also hosts the Human Papilloma Research Group who are members of the
Scottish HPV Investigators Network
(SHINe []

Updated 2 May, 2014