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Recording of the SPHERE Adaptive and Platform Trials Information Session


Adaptive clinical trials are increasingly being used to answer important healthcare questions. Basket and Umbrella trials have been used for some time in the cancer setting, while COVID-19 brought Platform trials into the limelight. There are many advantages to adaptive trial designs, however, there are also many important factors to be considered and significant expertise is required.

The visual and audio recording of the 2 hour information session covering statistical and trial design considerations of adaptive and platform clinical trials, as well as some trial examples is available in the link above.

Guest presenters: Associate Professor Liz Holliday, Professor Leonid Churilov, Professor Tom Snelling and Professor Steve Webb.

Chaired by Professor Mark Parsons and Professor Meera Agar. Organised by Dr Lucy Coupland. Thanks to Vanessa Moore for her assistance.

Dr Ayano Kelly awarded the Maridulu Budyari Gumal Implementation Science Translational Research Seed Grant of $50,000

Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) Implementation Science Platform is pleased to announce that Dr Ayano Kelly, Rheumatologist at Liverpool Hospital has been awarded the 2021 SPHERE Implementation Science Seed Funding Grant for her studies commencing in 2022. 

Recording of the SPHERE Adaptive and Platform Trials Information Session

A link to the recording of the Adaptive & Platform Trials Information Session held on the 16th November 2021 by the Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) Clinical Trials Platform.

Congratulations to Ms Ainslie Cahill AM

Maridulu Budyari Gumal - Sydney Partnership for Health Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) is delighted to announce that Ms Ainslie Cahill, SPHERE’s Leader in Consumer and Community Involvement and Engagement, has been appointed as: a member of the Council for the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC); Chair for the NHMRC Consumer and Community Advisory Group. We congratulate Ainslie on her appointments which is clear recognition of her contribution to, and expertise in, Consumer and Community Involvement in research.