Current Trials Open to Recruitment | How do I become involved in a clinical trial?
The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc's Clinical Trials Department has been responsible for numerous clinical trials over the years.
The research activities of the Clinical Trials Department are supervised and coordinated by specialist dermatologist, Associate Professor Peter Foley, assisted by Associate Professor Chris Baker, Associate Professor Alvin Chong and Dr Maree Micallef.
Learn more about the Clinical Trials Team.
The Clinical Trials Department has been involved in over 70 clinical trials in the last 20 years. Many of these trials have led to life-changing treatments used for a wide range of conditions including skin cancer, psoriasis and rosacea.
Successful treatments approved for use in Australia, which were tested by our Clinical Trials Department include:
|Drug/Treatment ||Condition |
|Aldara ||Basal cell carcinoma; Actinic Keratosis |
|PDT Metvix & Daylight PDT ||Actinic Keratosis; Superficial basal cell carcinoma |
|Humira ||Psoriasis; Hidradenitis suppurativa |
|Soolantra ||Rosacea |
|Enbrel ||Psoriasis; Psoriatic Arthritis |
|Picato ||Actinic Keratosis |
|Secukinumab ||Psoriasis |
Current Clinical Trials Now Recruiting
If you would like to learn more about any of the studies currently being conducted at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc, please contact the nominated study coordinator.
If you have any general questions regarding the clinical trials conducted at the Foundation, please feel free to contact the Clinical Trials Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
facial acne medication study
(adults and children ages 9+)
Adults and children ages 9+ may qualify for a study of an investigational facial acne medication.
To participate you must:
- Have at least 20 red, irritated pimples and at least 20 whiteheads or blackheads
- No more than 2 large, hard bumps on your face
- Will receive all study medication and study care at no cost
- Will receive compensation for travel
Participants will be asked to visit the study centre approximately six times over a period of approximately four months.
For more information, please contact:
A/Prof Peter Foley
Dr Michaela Zallmann
t: 9623 9400
t: 9623 9470
How do I become involved in a clinical trial at the Foundation?
Anyone wishing to participate in a clinical trial may potentially be eligible. A referral from a clinical is not necessary.
Contact the Clinical Trials Department directly to enquire about current research projects to determine your suitability.
Phone: (03) 9623 9416
Interest for many of the trials at the Foundation can also be confidentially expressed online via Clinical Trials Connect (CTC).
CTC is an online patient recruitment portal developed by trials nurses in the Department at the Foundation, to help unite members of the community to research opportunities.
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