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First subject screened in global study

Congratulations to Dr Nicholas Webb and the Wellcome Trust Children's Clinical Research Facility team who screened the first patient globally to the Medicines for Children Research Network study TAK491 in hypertensive children.

This was the first Greater Manchester study within the North West Exemplar programme to recruit the all important first global patient.

The study manager at Takeda commented: "As well as this being a major achievement for the Wellcome Trust Children's Clinical Research Facility and the Medicines for Children Research Network, this is Takeda's first global paediatric trial of which the team has achieved the first subject screened, with their imminent enrolment"

"The team have proved that the UK is capable of leading subject recruitment and achieving that first subject screened. Thank you for the continued support and enthusiasm for this study."