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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

Dr Jacqui Waterkeyn – from vaccine development to Clinical Operations

  Jacqui is the Head of Clinical Operations at Neuroscience Trials Australia, a niche CRO with a current portfolio of over 40 trials in neuroscience across more than 200 clinical research sites in Australia and New Zealand. The portfolio includes a combination of commercial and investigator-initiated studies. That’s not all, Jacqui is also responsible for MORE

Dr Tina Soulis – CEO of niche not-for-profit CRO, Neuroscience Trials Australia

Tina is currently CEO of Neuroscience Trials Australia and has over 25 years of experience in the pharma and biotech industry. She also trained as a medical researcher until she found her calling in the clinical trials space. One of Tina’s greatest successes she says, ‘has been the relaunch, growth and expansion of Neuroscience Trials MORE

Creating Australian jobs: The clinical trials sector continues to grow

Clinical research is a significant contributor to the Australian economy according to Dr Bronwyn Evans, Chair and Sue McLeman, CEO of MTP Connect in their recent report on the economic profile and competitive advantage of clinical trials in Australia. The report shows that total clinical trials expenditure in this country was approximately $1.1 billion in MORE

It’s the Australian advantage: Clinical Trial Networks

Australia is the destination of choice for commercially sponsored clinical trials because of the international standing of its investigators, its vibrant world-class basic science community and its infrastructure that efficiently translates new discoveries into viable treatments for intractable diseases. ‘Our reputation in medical research is backed by first rate publications and our performance in clinical MORE

Mary Hayek – passionate project manager

Mary Hayek has been part of Neuroscience Trials Australia (Neuro Trials) for over three years and has more than 10 years’ experience as a project manager in clinical trials.  She says being part of a not-for-profit CRO, especially one that is well-renowned, highly respected, and closely affiliated with the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental MORE