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High class ACTA outing

11/10/19

CTC staff shined in the recent Australian Clinical Trials Alliance conference.

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New CRE supporting innovative trials

24/09/19

The CTC will perform a key role in a newly announced Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in clinical trials methodology.

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Prof Stockler receives MOGA cancer achievement award

09/09/19

The CTC’s Prof Martin Stockler has received the prestigious MOGA Novartis Cancer Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to medical oncology in Australia.

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Back of eye holds secrets for people with diabetes

10/07/19

A new trial being undertaken by the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre is photographing the back of the eye of those living with diabetes to help them avoid losing their vision and the risks of amputation and heart disease.

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ENZAMET highlight at top US conference

14/06/19

The ANZUP-led ENZAMET trial was a stand-out success story at the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology annual conference.

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Consumer partnership wins inaugural ACTA award

24/05/19

CTC’s partnership with Miracle Babies Foundation - a consumer body representing parents of sick newborns - has received the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance’s inaugural award for consumer engagement.

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Pioneering the recruitment of preterm babies

02/04/19

In a long awaited study on preterm babies, the CTC and its partners have taken a pioneering path to ensure they get enough trial participants and can positively impact babies lives around the word.

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Statins found to be safe and effective for the elderly

11/03/19

Statin therapy is safe and effective in older people over 75 years and reduces major cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes, according to new research by the University of Sydney's Clinical Trials Centre published in The Lancet.

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CTC investigators awarded new funding

10/01/19

Eleven CTC investigators were awarded new funding from the NHMRC, the ARC, the MRFF, Cure Brain Cancer, and the Danish Diabetes Academy.

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Leading role in EU migration report

13/12/18

CTC leads review of cost-effectiveness for screening and vaccinating migrants for European Union.

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New ways to kill pancreatic cancer

13/09/18

Pancreatic cancer could be treated using a new form of radiotherapy that delivers highly targeted doses of radiation to kill tumour cells.

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Prof Tony Keech receives Vice Chancellor's Award

30/07/18

The award was established to celebrate exceptional performance at the University of Sydney.

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Young neuro cancer patients get $1m boost

25/07/18

The Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) at the CTC was awarded funding from CanTeen to give adolescent and young adult cancer patients access to the latest in treatment.

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Lancet review calls for access to diabetes tools

25/07/18

In a recent review article, the CTC joins calls for better access to blood glucose meters and test strips for diabetes sufferers.

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CTC Fellow wins Peter Bancroft Award

31/05/18

Congratulations to the CTC's Mbathio Dieng, who won a prestigious University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine Award for her PhD research into managing stress and fear of cancer recurrence in recovering, early-stage melanoma patients.

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Neonatal team takes out premier ACTA award

16/05/18

A life-saving placental transfusion study led by CTC's Professor William Tarnow-Mordi received the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance 'Trial of the Year' Award.

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Trial benefits exceed costs: report

31/07/17

A report authored by ACTA and an Australian Commission says trials return $5.80 for every $1 invested.

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