The Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU) is an initiative of the Monash University Department of Medicine and is based at Box Hill, Maroondah and more recently the Alfred Hospitals in Melbourne. ECRU has been involved in clinical trials since 1996 and has consolidated its position as the premier clinical research facility in Australia.
The largest Hospital in Eastern Health: The hospital serves a population of more than 800,000 people living in Eastern Melbourne. The concept of the ACBD started at Box Hill Hospital , and has allowed the hospital to develop a strong clinical program in Haematology.
Monash University is the largest Australian University with strong international networks and an array of campuses. The University provides academic and educational linkages as well as promoting the centre through its international contacts.
The major teaching hospital within Bayside Health. It has a strong clinical programme in haematology with a particular focus in haemophilia and allogenic bone marrow transplantation. The Alfred Hospital houses the second largest radiotherapy faculty in Victoria, The William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre, a critical component in the treatment of a large number of patients with malignant blood conditions that require this modality of treatment.