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Australia New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry

Auckland Clinical Studies (ACS)

ACS provides state-of-the-art world class research facilities and the expertise to perform Phase I and II studies for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.

The Auckland Bioengineering Institute at the University of Auckland

Research into the application of mathematical and engineering sciences to biology and human physiology. Researchers, led by Prof. Peter Hunter, are involved in a European Framework 6 funding program called @neurIST and is aimed at improving clinical decision making for the treatment of cerebral aneurisms. The BioEngineering Institute also continues to be a major partner in the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) Physiome Project, which aims to provide a framework for modelling the human body using computational methods.

Australia and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group (ANZMTG)

The Australia and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group (ANZMTG) coordinates and conducts research into melanoma treatment and care, working with researchers, health professionals and consumers. ANZMTG was established to centrally promote melanoma trials for investigators and consumers. ANZMTG aims to bring together researchers, clinicians, health care professionals and consumers with an interest in melanoma clinical trials to foster collaboration and the exchange of ideas, develop and support large scale, multi-centre melanoma studies of clinical relevance and importance that would be difficult for any single centre to complete, and provide a single point of contact for sponsors and investigators wishing to undertake melanoma trials in Australia and New Zealand.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood, with a child being born with CP every hour. The site aims to raise awareness globally for cerebral palsy and other birth injuries.

Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust (CCST)

CCST provides excellent world class research facilities and the expertise to perform early Phase I and II studies for the pharmaceutical industry.

Diabetes TrialNet

TrialNet is a network of 18 Clinical Centers working in cooperation with screening sites throughout the United States, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand. This network is dedicated to the study, prevention, and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.

GLCC Research Organisation Limited

GLCC Research Organisation Limited is a New Zealand based Academic Research Organisation (ARO) providing quality clinical trial management solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industry in New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

GLCC provides a wide range of clinical trial services including Ethics and Regulatory Submissions, Clinical Operations Management, Project Management, Site Management and Monitoring, Data Management, Statistics, Clinical Event Coordination, GCP Training and Education.

Our dedicated team consists of Project Managers, Clinical Research Associates, Regulatory Affairs specialists, Data Managers, IT specialists and Administrators who, together with support from national and international academia, are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard in clinical research.


Gravida is a government-funded Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) that brings together leading biomedical, clinical and animal scientists from across New Zealand and around the world.

Health and Disability Ethics Committees

The Health and Disability Ethics Committees (HDECs) are Ministerial committees (established under section 11 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act), whose function is to secure the benefits of health and disability research by checking that it meets or exceeds established ethical standards.

Health Research Council (HRC)

HRC is the agency responsible for managing the Government’s investment in health research. Supporting the development of research careers and contributes to maintaining an ethical and safe health research environment.

Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland

A world leading centre for translational research on fetal and child health; the impact of nutrition on health throughout life; epigenetic regulation of growth and development; breast cancer; and evolutionary medicine.

The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington

The Malaghan Institute is a leading medical research institute focused on finding cures for cancer, asthma and allergy, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and infectious disease.

The Maurice Wilkins Centre Auckland

A New Zealand-wide network of academic collaborators focused on new therapeutics. Conducts multidisciplinary research in cancer, diabetes and infectious disease. Professor Peter Shepherd’s group is the host lab for the Southern Cross Consortium, a grouping of 40 investigators in Australasia who are developing new methods for signal transduction research.

Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ)

The Medical Research Institute of New Zealand was established in late 2001. Since this time it has become internationally recognised as one of New Zealand’s major medical research organisations.

Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ)

The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) is the leading industry body representing medical technology manufacturers, importers and distributors of medical devices in New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand is the industry association representing companies engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription medicines. A central objective of Medicines New Zealand is to promote the benefits of a strong research based medicines industry in New Zealand.

The Mesothelioma Centre

Mesothelioma cancer most commonly develops in the lungs of people exposed to asbestos. More accurate diagnostic tools, better chemotherapy drug combinations and improved surgical techniques all play a role in the progress being made against this disease. There is no cure yet for mesothelioma, but there are potentially curative treatment plans that may extend life expectancy and provide a better quality of life. For more information see link below. The site is Australia-based.

Middlemore Clinical Trials (formerly CCRep)

The trust is a dedicated clinical research facility with a broad suite of capability and is a single coordination point to manage all types of clinical trials.

The National Institute of Health Innovation (NIHI)

Funded by government, multi-national pharmaceuticals and a number of other sources. The NIHI’s research programmes focus on investigating the causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and other major health problems.

New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes)

The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) promotes clinical research in New Zealand and brings together members of the clinical research community to network and create collaborative solutions for our industry.

Nutrigenomics Research Auckland

Multi disciplinary, collaborative research into food, autoimmune diseases and gut health to develop gene-specific foods to prevent, ameliorate or cure diseases.


NZBIO is a member-based organisation focused on growing New Zealand’s bioeconomy.  With hundreds of individual and corporate members from across agbiotech, human health, industrial and environmental and food bioscience, NZBIO plays a leading role in providing practical support for companies to grow.

Optimal Clinical Trials

Optimal Clinical Trials is an independent, clinical research company in Auckland specialising in Phase II-IV trials. Interest in acute trials and healthy volunteer trials with a General Practice network.

Pharmaceutical Solutions

Pharmaceutical Solutions is dedicated to excellence in Clinical Research in Australia and New Zealand. Pharmaceutical Solutions Limited (PSL) is a Contract Research Organisation providing personalised clinical research management and regulatory services in Australasia. Pharmaceutical Solutions is proud to promote the quality of clinical research in the Asia Pacific region and of the part we play to improving people’s health and well being.

Research Studies

The Research Studies website exists to help researchers find participants, and to provide Kiwis with an easy way to stay up-to-date with research opportunities and to sign-up and as potential participants.

Southern Clinical Trials Group

Southern Trials Group Ltd is New Zealand’s leading Clinical Investigator Network with a number of high-performing primary care investigators across the country.