20 Dec 2017
This study began in 2004 and aims to collect DNA samples (blood or saliva) for genetic investigations from 1000s of volunteers with several different mental illnesses.
Summary: The study is actively recruiting for (i) Bipolar (ii) Schizophrenia (iii) Alcoholism and (iv) healthy controls. Trust CSOs consent and take samples. There has been a recent recruitment drive in V7 for healthy volunteers and the team will be looking to attend other staff areas in the future. Staff are asked to highlight to relevant participants.
Speciality: Mental Health
Division: Trust Wide
Study start date: 26/08/2004
Study end date: 31/12/2017
Perfect Care goal: Physical Health
Lead Investigator: Dr Andrew McQuillan (previously Prof. Hugh Gurling)
Sponsor: Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health Trust
If you'd like to take part in this study please complete our consent to contact form: HERE