CTC in Learning: lunchtime seminar series

CTC in Learning is an NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) led education initiative aimed at FMH and University of Sydney staff as well as external academics and clinical research professionals. The program provides a convenient and unique forum for academics, researchers and clinical trials professionals to learn from experts in clinical trials science, methodology, and operational research.  



CTC in Learning webinars are held approximately every 3-4 weeks on Wednesday lunchtimes (12:30-1:15 pm).

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7 September 2022

KIDNEY TEXT: text messaging interventions for dietary counselling in people with chronic kidney disease


Dr Jessica Dawson

KIDNEYTEXT was a mobile phone text message intervention developed to provide adjunctive dietary reminders and advice to enhance dietary self-management in people with kidney failure requiring haemodialysis.

This presentation will detail the 6-month pilot study conducted in130 people receiving haemodialysis.

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21 September

HeSANDA: a national health data asset

Prof Angela Webster and Dr Talia Palacios

Health Studies Australian National Data Asset (HeSANDA) is a program of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) that aims to build the national infrastructure required to support the sharing and reuse of health research data in a way that would bring value to the research community, increase the efficiency of research, and provide benefits for the health of Australia’s population.

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2022 webinars

3 August: BEAT COVID19 - A decentralised trial

15 June: Sydney Clinical Imaging Network & novel MRI and ECG methods in cardiology, Professor Martin Ugander

11 May: Clinical Trials in Vietnam: Lessons & Opportunities

6 April: The Hidden Value of Clinical Trial Registries, Kylie Hunter & Melina Willson

23 March: Learning Health Systems, Prof Angela Webster

16 March: STEMI's, Treatments & The RESTORE-MI trial, A/Prof Martin Ng

2 March: Talking Translational Research, Prof Sonia Yip

9 Feb: State of the art in glioma trials, Dr Hao-Wen Sim


2021 webinars

16 June: Value of Information Analysis in Health Economics

19 May: Equity Solutions in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

21 April: PROMs for Quality Improvement: what can we realistically expect?

17th March: Financial toxicity not just a policy issue, but a real clinical problem

17th February: Costs and Benefits of Genomic Sequencing, A/Prof Louisa Grodon


2020 webinars

9th December: PROMs for quality improvement: what can we realistically expect? Dr Kate Williams

18th November: The Environmental footprint of Healthcare

14th October: Remedies to low-value care in Australian and international health systems

20 August '20: Biostatistics - the key to clinical trial success, with Dr Kristy Robledo

29 July '20: Managing a clinical trial during COVID19 and beyond, with Dr Karen Bracken and Hannora Jurkovic

24 June '20: Prospective Meta-Analysis - An Introduction, with Lene Seidler​ and Prof Lisa Askie