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Award for excellence and outstanding achievements in medical research

CTC's deputy director, Tony Keech, has been awarded the RPA Foundation Medal 2017. The medal, with $50,000 to go toward research, is presented annually by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. ... Read More

CTC Director receives award from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor John Simes, CTC director, has just been awarded the University of Sydney's Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence. It acknowledges his exceptional research at the university. He is a pr... Read More

The cost of new drugs for cancer is creating challenges for patients and their doctors

When drugs are not subsidised by the government, and a doctor feels that a drug would be worthwhile, another way of paying must be found. Some of these treatments are very expensive. In some cases... Read More

Benefits of Investigator-initiated trials exceed their costs

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) and the Australian Commission on Safety and Equality in Health Care have published a landmark report outlining the economic benefits of investigator-... Read More

Published Research

Outcomes of oxygen saturation targeting during delivery room stabilisation of preterm infants

Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition. Online 11 Oct 2017

Oei JL, Finer NN, Saugstad OD, Wright IM, Rabi Y, Tarnow-Mordi W, Rich W, Kapadia V, Rook D, Smyth JP, Lui K, Vento M.

Psychoeducational intervention for people at high risk of developing another melanoma: a pilot randomised controlled trial

BMJ Open 2017; 7(10): e015195

Dieng M, Kasparian NA, Mireskandari S, Butow P, Costa D, Morton R, Mann G, Menzies S, Cust A

Incidence and severity of self-reported chemotherapy side effects in routine care: A prospective cohort study

PLoS ONE 2017; 12(10): e0184360

Pearce A, Haas M, Viney R, Pearson SA, Haywood P, Brown C, Ward R

Cardiovascular safety and efficacy of the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab in patients with and without diabetes and the effect of evolocumab on glycaemia and risk of new-onset diabetes: a prespecified analysis of the FOURIER randomised controlled trial

Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Online 14 Sep 2017

Sabatine MS, Leiter LA, Wiviott SD, Giugliano RP, Deedwania P, De Ferrari GM, Murphy SA, Kuder JF, Gouni-Berthold I, Lewis BS, Handelsman Y, Pineda AL, Honarpour N, Keech AC, Sever PS, Pedersen TR

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Concept development workshop for trials and translational research studies registration

Friday 20th October 2017, 8:45am - 5pm

This one day workshop will help clinical and scientific investigators refine their concept into a proposal for a clinical trial and/or translation...

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