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The New Frontier: Neuroscience, Digital Health and Clinical Trials Part II

This is Part II of our blog series, The New Frontier: Neuroscience, Digital Health and Clinical Trials. Click here to read Part I, which investigates the emerging nexus of digital health, data protection, and new medical devices and platforms. Digital technology is moving at an unprecedented pace, giving rise to new and exciting opportunities, and MORE


The New Frontier: Neuroscience, Digital Health and Clinical Trials Part I

Science is Data, Data is Science The world of science has always dealt in, traded in and relied on data. Data is the bedrock of all scientific breakthroughs, medical developments and drug discoveries. The scientific method revolves around the generation and analysis of data. Consequently, the ‘information economy,’ an emerging theme of the 21st century, MORE


RIC DEGARIS – A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Dr Ric DeGaris takes a holistic approach to health and medicine. To complement his training in pharmacology and almost three decades in the biopharmaceutical industry, Ric is also a qualified personal trainer. “Health has always been a keen focus of mine. My science background and career has been about finding a treatment or cure. The MORE


Legalising medicinal cannabis in Australia

The history of medicinal cannabis in Australia has been fraught with anger, disappointment and confusion. In the eyes of medicinal cannabis advocates, Australia had fallen behind the rest of the world, with countries such as the United States, Canada, Israel and the Netherlands having already passed legislation. In 2016, the Federal government decriminalised the use MORE



Tristan Iseli – regrowing limbs to brain research

Tristan Iseli is a busy man – he packs a huge amount into his day and lives by his motto of “work hard play hard.” He explains, “I work both ends of the day and 8 hours in the middle. I have competing interests and try to fit in as much as I can.” At MORE


Melbourne – the Frontier of Stroke Research

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers. With 56,000 new and recurrent strokes every year, it’s a race against the clock to treat patients before they lose valuable brain tissue. But with an innovative new approach being tested by Australian researchers and clinicians, the stage is set for a massive change in the way we MORE


Cleo Moore – Yoga teacher to Clinical Research Associate

  Did you know that before Cleo began her career as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA), she was a yoga teacher?  She exclaims, ‘I love yoga, I have practised yoga for most of my life and I am a qualified yoga teacher. I spent 3 months in Hawaii to do further training and I continued MORE


Health Europa – Neuroscience Trials Australia – leading the way in clinical trials

Why Australia is undoubtably the place to be for conducting clinical trials in the neuroscience space. Neuroscience Trials Australia is an Australian-based, niche, not-for-profit contract research organisation (CRO), specialising in neuroscience clinical research. Founded in 2001, the CRO was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health at the MORE


Working together to develop vital and novel therapies for Alzheimer’s disease

As the drug development pipeline is one fraught with obstacles, with the process from bench to bedside taking as long as 15 years and at a cost of approximately $USD2.6 billion, conducting high quality clinical trials is of paramount importance. With factors to consider such as recruitment and cohort diversity to infrastructure and skilled support MORE