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Genomics Clinical Trials Centre (GCT)

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Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

The Genomics Clinical Trials Centre is dedicated to conducting new treatment clinical trials. The GCT Centre consists of a multi-disciplinary team actively involved in study design, recruitment, database creation and management, biostatistical analysis and reporting for research studies in Alzheimer’s disease, migraine, hypertension, breast, skin and prostate cancer, osteoporosis and multiple sclerosis. THE GCT designs and manages clinical trials to provide substantiated, statistically relevant data regarding the effectiveness of health interventions. We provide support for large and small companies or independent investigators involved in clinical trials. GCT is dedicated to the highest quality clinical trial services with an in-depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practice/ International Conference on Harmonisation and Food and Drug Authority guidelines. All trials are undertaken in accordance with scientific and regulatory requirements and ethical standards for research.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • NATA accredited diagnostic testing
  • Next generation Sequencing (NGS)
  • Clinical trials
  • Case-control population resources
  • Norfolk Island isolated population
  • Population database of molecular and epidemiological data
  • Whole genome and gene expression analyses
  • Epigenetic analyses

Facilities and major equipment

  • NATA accredited Molecular Diagnostic facility (PC2)
  • Clinical trials facility
  • Molecular biology research laboratory (PC2)
  • Member of the TIA Qld node consortium

Number of research staff

20–100 research staff


Genomics Clinical Trials Centre, 299 Rio Vista Boulevard, , Mermaid Waters, 4218

Lead researcher

Other centre in Queensland

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre
  • National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Scheme

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Last updated:
3 June 2019