Mrs. Lynn Rutherford

Senior Research Nurse/Trial Coordinator

Address:

Mailbox 2
Division of Molecular & Clinical Medicine
Level 7
University of Dundee
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Dundee

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 383254

Email Address:

l.rutherford@dundee.ac.uk

Biography

Lynn qualified as a Registered Nurse in Liverpool in 1984. She worked primarily in Acute Medicine and Cardiology.

In 1995 she successfully completed Nurse Practitioner training which eventually led to a position as Clinical Co-ordinator for a busy general hospital across 4 sites in Merseyside.

In 2004 Lynn returned to Scotland and began a career in Medical Research. After 3 years in a phase 1 research unit Lynn was offered a position at the University and managed a 2 year study on patients with Cardiac Syndrome X. She then set up and coordinated the Biostat CHF study for 4 years.

She is now coordinating 6 cardiac studies based in the Department of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine

Research

2004-2007 Clinical Research Nurse /Training Co-ordinator DDS Phase 1 Unit

2007-2009 Clinical Research Nurse/Study Co-ordinator Apex Study

2009-present Senior Research Nurse/ Study Co-ordinator Biostat Study

2014-present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator LIVE: Life Study

2014-present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator THEMIS Study

2014-present Senior Research Nurse/ Study Co-ordinator Ranexa Retrospective Audit

Present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator REACH-HF Study

Present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator Paragon Study

Present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator RELAX AHF  Study

Present Senior Research Nurse/ Trial Co-ordinator COMMANDER HF Study

Present Research Nurse Clinical Support Met-Remodel Study

Present Research Nurse Clinical Support Reform Study

Publications

1.Lim TK, Choy AJ, Khan F, Belch JJ, Struthers AD, Lang CC. Rutherford L. Therapeutic development in cardiac syndrome X; a need to target the underlying pathophysiology. Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2009 spring; 27(1):49-58.

 

2. Lim TK, Rutherford L, Pauriah M, Noman A, Choy AJ, Khan F, Belch JJ, Struthers AD, Lang CC The APEX Trial: Effects of Allopurinol on Coronary and Peripheral Endothelial Function in Patients with Cardiac Syndrome X.

 

3. Dissemination of results. Lim TK, Rutherford L,  Pauriah M, Noman A, Choy AJ, Khan F , Belch JJ, Struthers AD, Lang CC The APEX Trial: Effects of Allopurinol on Coronary and Peripheral Endothelial Function in Patients with Cardiac Syndrome X. (Abstract submitted to the scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology 2011)

 

4. Metformin and its Effects on Myocardial Dimension and Left ventricular hypertrophy in Normotensive patients with Coronary Heart Disease (The MET-REMODEL Study): Rationale and Design of the MET-REMODEL Study.

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