Expert comment: International Clinical Trials Day
17 May 2019
Experts from the University of the Sunshine Coast Clinical Trials Centre are available to comment ahead of International Clinical Trials Day on Monday 20 May.
Current clinical trials being managed by the USC Clinical Trials team include; cardiovascular disease, cold agglutin disease, common cold, crohn’s disease, viral respiratory illness, heart failure, cytomegalovirus vaccine and paediatric flu vaccine.
A clinical trial is a research study performed by experts from the medical field. It aims to determine if a new drug, diet, or a medical treatment device is safe and effective for the use.
The following experts are available for comment:
Lucas Litewka, Director USC Clinical Trials Centre: 07 5456 5265 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Nova Evans, Clinical Trial Doctor USC Clinical Trials Centre: email@example.com
Background on the USC Clinical Trials Centre:
The University of the Sunshine Coast has established the USC Clinical Trials Centre, a world-class, purpose-built clinical trials centre at Sippy Downs and at Morayfield.
The centre is built on a clinical framework that gives industry unprecedented access to a network of private doctors and their patients on the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay.
Since operations began in 2016, the centre continues to increase the region’s clinical research capacity and deliver innovative and regionally relevant research in consultation with key stakeholders including local private healthcare professionals, the community, the biopharmaceutical industry and other key thought leaders.
Study to assess patient confidence in clinical trials9 Jan
USC Clinical Trials will this year develop a new way to evaluate and improve the experience of medical trial participants, thanks to a new grant.
Clinical trial of new treatment for the common cold6 Aug 2019
USC Clinical Trials is seeking participants for a trial of a new nasal spray that aims to reduce the severity and duration of the common cold.