Research Projects

Research is at the heart of all medical advances and spurs our innovation. We work collaboratively with the scientific community to bring innovation to patients quickly. We are pioneering the use of big data and informatics to discover new insights that drive real-life changes in patient care.

Featured Research Project


DEFEND is a single centre, prospective observational cohort study, aiming to recruit 100 women between the ages of 18-40, with clinically diagnosed or suspected endometriosis who are awaiting surgery. The study aims to develop a curated database of ultrasound images, MRI images and surgical findings.

UK Imaging Study Seeing Diabetes Clearly (UKIDS)

Topic: Diabetes

Clinical Trials Identifier: NCT05057403


Topic: Endometriosis

Clinical Trials Identifier: NCT04974710

First PLUS

Topic: Fetal Growth Restriction

Clinical Trials Identifier: Awaiting


Topic: Developing new and improved MRI imaging protocols

Clinical Trials Identifier: Awaiting

IMOGEN - Contrast-Free Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Breast Disease

Topic: Breast Disease

Clinical Trials Identifier: NCT05006196

West Hertfordshire IBD technology study

Topic: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Clinical Trials Identifier: N/A