News at CRH


Congratulations to Dr Fiona Denison on the award of two grants

Dr Fiona Denison has been awarded a grant of £1,712,124 from the Health Technology Assessment Panel for a multi-centre clinical trial to determine the effectiveness of Glycerin trinitrate to treat retained placenta (Got-it trial).
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Dr Fiona Denison has been awarded a grant from the Edinburgh and Lothian Health Foundation for £30,055 to explore the feasibility of supported telemetric monitoring of glycaemic control in pregnant women with diabetes.
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CRH scientists and European collaborators obtain 2.95m EUROS of EU funding for PhD studentships in Fertility Preservation

A European collaboration including CRH scientists led by Dr Rod Mitchell have been successful in obtaining funding for 10 PhD studentships to be shared between Centres in Holland, Belgium, Germany, France and Sweden.

The funding provides a total of 2.95m EUROS to support this FP7 Initial Training Network entitled ‘GROWSPERM’. This funding will provide training in research related to Fertility Preservation in pre-pubertal patients at risk of infertility (e.g. childhood cancer patients) and will strengthen existing European collaboration in this area. The project will commence in May 2014.


Dr Fiona Denison and Dr Sharon Cameron

Congratulations to Dr Fiona Denison and Dr Sharon Cameron on their appointments to Readership and Honorary Readership respectively. Fiona will take up her new appointment of Readership on the 1st August 2014.



Updated 19 April, 2014