Clinical Trial Facility
About the Facility
The University of South Australia’s state-of-the-art Clinical Trial Facility is located on level 1 in the Bonython Jubilee Building at the City East Campus. Established in 2013 the focus of the Facility is to promote collaboration across the wide range of health disciplines at UniSA. Clinical researchers in the University have recognised strengths in the areas of chronic disease prevention, diet and lifestyle, pain management, addiction, stroke rehabilitation and exercise for health.
The Facility provides modern, purpose-built, dedicated clinical research spaces, expertise and equipment where volunteers can participate in research programs.
For more information on the facilities we can provide please visit our Facilities page.
We are currently seeking participants for various research studies. To view the volunteer oportunities within the Clinical Trial Facility please visit our Volunteers page.
Thousands of Australians can take heart as new research from the University of South Australia shows a dairy-enhanced Mediterranean diet will significantly increase health outcomes for those at risk of cardiovascular disease – and it’s even more effective than a low-fat diet
People with type 2 diabetes are just as likely to lose weight and control their blood glucose levels if they follow a 5:2 diet than an ongoing daily calorie-restricted diet, according to a world-first study by University of South Australia researchers.
UniSA researchers have adopted a novel approach to help stroke victims recover greater use of their paralysed limbs, giving patients the chance to re-train their brains at home.
The UniSA study follows on the heels of research that shows tree nuts can improve vascular health and cognitive function in adults, but there is scant research looking at the health benefits for children.
UniSA nutritionists Professor Peter Clifton and Associate Professor Jennifer Keogh from the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences were commissioned by the cereal company to undertake a clinical trial involving 46 adults, testing the impact on cholesterol levels of introducing two grams of plant sterols to one serve of Weet-Bix.