A goal for the College is to promote the advancement of scientific and clinical research in dermatology. The College is developing a new research strategy which will bring together the many components of dermatology research undertaken by College Fellows across Australia.
The College Research Strategy aims to:
Clinical trials aim to find new and better ways to prevent, detect or treat disease. Several hospital departments and day surgery sites around Australia are involved in clinical trial research for skin conditions.
NSW: The Skin Hospital (Westmead and Darlinghurst)
VIC: Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc.
For information on clinical trials in Australia, go to australianclinicaltrials.gov.au. This website maintained by the NHMRC has information for patients and consumers on:
Clinical trials being undertaken in Australia and New Zealand can also be searched on the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR) website.
The Australia and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group (ANZMTG) coordinates and conducts quality research for melanoma control with researchers and health care professionals, support networks and consumers.