The Clinical Trials and Research Facilitation Committee includes investigator-initiated trials, industry sponsored trials, and hybrid variations of both. The committee also identifies key priorities, strategies and optimum conditions to facilitate trials.

MACH’s Clinical Trials team also conducts network skills mapping, best-practice and fact-finding missions, workshop events and other training in order to increase capacity among members.

Chair

Professor Andrew Davidson

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MACH SUPPORT

Michelle Iddles

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Priorities of the Clinical Trials and Research Facilitation Committee include:

  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses in clinical trials across and amongst MACH partners
  • Optimising the system for ethical and governance approval within the MACH network
  • Implementing an optimal research workflow platform and, after appropriate scoping, identify the optimal clinical trial management system
  • Increasing awareness and build capacity of support services for investigator led research, including medical, nursing and allied health lead research
  • Facilitating the sharing of resources across MACH partners, including documents, SOPs, and teaching and training
  • Attracting more commercially sponsored trials to the MACH network
  • Increasing the number and quality of investigator lead trials in the MACH network
  • Working with Monash partners and Australian Health Research Alliance to influence clinical research policy at a state and federal level.

Name: Affiliations: Bio:
Dr Adam Deane Royal Melbourne Hospital Full Bio
Professor Andrew Davidson Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital Full Bio
Professor Jon Emery University of Melbourne Full Bio
Associate Professor Johannes Kern Royal Melbourne Hospital Full Bio
Associate Professor Lyndell Lim Centre for Eye Research Australia Full Bio
Dr James Molton Western Health Full Bio
Dr Megan Robertson St Vincent’s Hospital Full Bio
Professor Mark Rosenthal Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Full Bio
Professor Julie Simpson University of Melbourne Full Bio
Professor David Story Austin Health Full Bio
Dr Angela Watt Royal Melbourne Hospital Full Bio