Clinical trials are a very important part of the research process. New treatments, medications and medical devices cannot be approved for use in Australia without going through clinical trials. Find out more about clinical trials.

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Sodium selenate for probable behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia

A trial to test sodium selenate as a disease-modifying treatment for probable behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD).

Currently recruiting

Spesolimab for the treatment of generalised pustular psoriasis

A study to test whether spesolimab prevents flare-ups in patients with generalised pustular psoriasis.

Study in progress

Spesolimab for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa

A study to measure how safe and effective spesolimab (the study drug) is in treating participants with moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).

Study in progress

Study to understand risk of Alzheimer’s disease in middle-aged adults

An Australian-first online study of psychological, lifestyle and genetic factors that increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Study is ongoing

Survey for carers of individuals with mental illness

A survey to better understand the experiences of caregivers and siblings of people who have experienced a manic episode or psychosis.

Currently recruiting

Swabs required for research to develop point-of-care testing for infectious diseases

ZiP Diagnostics requires human samples for research into developing point-of-care (PoC) diagnostic tests for a range of infectious diseases.

Study in progress

Tirzepatide for people with type 2 diabetes

A clinical trial investigating the safety and effectiveness of tirzepatide taken once weekly compared to insulin taken once daily in people with type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk.

Study completed — 2023

Treatment for moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

A clinical trial to assess whether guselkumab and golimumab when used together is safe and effective for treating participants with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC).

Study in progress

Trial to assess a new tablet for plaque psoriasis

Plaque psoriasis is an autoimmune condition characterised by dry, itchy and scaly skin patches. This trial investigates whether people with plaque psoriasis may be able to take an oral treatment to improve the condition.

Currently recruiting

Type1Screen: Diabetes autoantibody screening to identify individuals at risk for type 1 diabetes

An observational study to try and identify people at risk of developing type 1 diabetes

Currently recruiting

Understanding antigen triggers in psoriasis

A non-interventional study to investigate triggers in psoriasis.

Currently recruiting

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) device for the treatment of epilepsy

This post-market study involves collecting information for an already approved VNS device to get detailed information about the outcomes of people receiving the approved treatment.

Study in progress

WVE-003 in patients with Huntington’s disease

A multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1b/2a study of WVE-003 in patients with Huntington’s disease.

Study in progress
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