Clinical trials

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Browse a list of current, upcoming and previous clinical trials conducted through the Clinical Research Unit.

Enrolling and Upcoming Clinical Trials

Trial Condition Details
INSITE Diabetic Macular Oedema

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Ethical approval HREC/94784/SVHM-2023-358921

FURGGHORN Wet AMD

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Ethical approval HREC/95605/SVHM-2023-367480

KIRIN AMD Wet AMD

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Ethical approval HREC/103832/SVHM-2023-400811

KIRIN DME DME

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Ethical approval HREC/103584/SVHM-2023

PHOENIX Dry AMD

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Ethical approval HREC/99641/SVHM-2023-378051

PORTAL Wet AMD

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Ethical approval HREC/70305/SVHM-2021-264245

POYANG Myopic CNV

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Ethical approval HREC/101598/SVHM-2023

VELODROME Wet AMD

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Ethical approval HREC/69746/2020-001313-20

VIVID WHITE Glaucoma

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Ethics approval HREC/102954/SVHM-2023-400792(v2)

RADAR Diabetic Eye Disease Ethical approval HREC/13/SAC/92
MacTel Project MacTel

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Ethical approval HREC/16/POWH/215

Current clinical trials

  • QUASAR - HREC/97356/SVHM-2023-367440

Completed Clinical Trials

  • MacTel CNTF2 - HREC/13/RPAH/393
  • MacTel Bilateral - SCGOPHCG HREC  RGS0000004826
  • Renexus - HREC/17/SVHM/192

Key People

  • Kathleen Agorto, Clinical Research Unit Team Leader and Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Dr Elisa Cornish, Medical Retina Specialist
  • Thao Dinh, Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Associate Professor Samantha Fraser-Bell, Medical Retina Specialist
  • Thomas Groeneveld, Clinical Research Orthoptist 
  • Emily Luu, Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Sharon McKenzie, Clinical Research Nurse
  • Dr Adjoa Quaicoe, Medical Retina Fellow 
  • Professor Matthew Simunovic, Vitreoretinal Surgeon
  • Dr Alexander Newman, Uveitis Fellow
  • Damian Stephens, Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Dr Richard Symes, Medical Retina Specialist
  • Danijel Trifunovic, Clinical Research Unit Team Leader and Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Hong Vu, Clinical Research Orthoptist
  • Maria Williams, Clinical Research Manager 
  • Dr James Wong, Medical Retina Specialist
  • Dr Sophia Zagora, Medical Retina Specialist

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