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Professor Richard Hobbs Heads Up PRINCIPLE Covid-19 Trial

Professor Richard Hobbs (Fellow) is the co-principal investigator on the ‘Platform Randomised Trial of Interventions Against Covid-19 in Older People’ or, as it’s more commonly known, PRINCIPLE trial.

One of severally nationally prioritised Covid-19 clinical trials in the UK, it initially started out evaluating the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, but has now added a second arm to investigate the antibiotic, azithromycin.

He was recently interviewed by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Pharmaceutical Journal about the progress of the trial and the article can be found on their website.