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International Clinical Trials Day - 20 May

If you've ever taken aspirin or paracetamol then you have directly benefitted from a clinical trial Have you ever thought about what a clinical trial is? Or how, where, or, why they happen? ... Read More

Long-term follow-up of heart patients shows statin therapy is safe

After a total of 16-years of follow-up, CTC's LIPID* trial has now shown clearly that the higher survival rate due to 6 years of statin treatment is sustained over a long period, mainly because of... Read More

New trial of medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting

CTC is starting up a new trial to assess the use of medicinal cannabis to prevent nausea in people undergoing chemotherapy whose symptoms are not controlled by current drugs. The trial is part of... Read More

Published Research

Fc-gamma receptor polymorphisms, cetuximab therapy, and survival in the NCIC CTG CO.17 trial of colorectal cancer

Clinical Cancer Research 2016; 22(10): 2435–2444.

Liu G, Tu D, Lewis M, Cheng D, Sullivan LA, Chen Z, Morgen E, Simes J, Price TJ, Tebbutt NC, Shapiro JD, Jeffery GM, Mellor JD, Mikeska T, Virk S, Shepherd LE, Jonker DJ, O'Callaghan CJ, Zalcberg JR, Karapetis CS, Dobrovic A

Long-term effectiveness and safety of pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease: 16 years of follow-up of the LIPID Study

Circulation 2016; 133(19): 1851–1860

Hague WE, Simes J, Kirby A, Keech AC, White HD, Hunt D, Nestel PJ, Colquhoun DM, Pater H, Stewart RA, Sullivan DR, Thompson PL, West M, Glasziou PP, Tonkin AM

Higher or lower oxygen for delivery room resuscitation of preterm infants below 28 completed weeks gestation: a meta-analysis

Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition. Published online 7 May 2016. 10.1136/archdischild-2016-310435.

Oei JL, Vento M, Rabi Y, Wright I, Finer N, Rich W, Kapadia V, Aune D, Rook D, Tarnow-Mordi W, Saugstad OD

Muscle grip strength predicts incident type 2 diabetes: population-based cohort study.

Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental 2016; 65(6): 883-892

Li JJ, Wittert GA, Vincent A, Atlantis E, Shi Z, Appleton SL, Hill CL, Jenkins AJ, Januszewski AS, Adams RJ

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International Clinical Trials Day: 20 May 2016

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Masters in Clinical Trials Research

The Clinical Trials Research program was developed in response to t... Read More

Masters degrees in biostatistics

The Biostatistics Collaboration Australia (BCA) offers Master of Bi... Read More