Griffith University’s Clinical Trials Unit is the first globally to recruit patients for a multi-national rheumatology trial, and will also screen the first patient in Australia for a Meningococcal vaccine trial.
Two new clinical trials are set to begin at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) on the Gold Coast, as the Australian Government rolls out a new program to assist smaller companies and researchers to navigate complex regulations, in order to develop the next generation of medical devices, apps and therapeutic drugs.
From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.
The negative health effects of international air travel are well documented but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief.
The common elderberry could be just the remedy for international travellers, according to researchers from Griffith University. Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo and Dr Shirley Wee from the Griffith Health Institute are currently undertaking a clinical trial to see whether taking elderberry capsules will protect people from colds and flus, as well as from adverse effects on general health and […]