Eastern Clinical Research Unit

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Monash University’s Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU) is part of the Eastern Health Clinical School.

ECRU provides expert service in clinical trials for health organisations and the biotechnology sector, as well as support for independent principal investigator-driven studies.  ECRU is involved in more than 150 active clinical trials, with more than 1,500 patients. A large team of over 40 clinical trial coordinators work with a variety of investigating groups.

These include:

ECRU Translational Research Division, under the direction of Associate Professor Anthony Dear, is the development arm of ECRU which conducts a number of translational research projects in multiple disciplines.  ECRU Translational Research Division maintains their laboratories at the Alfred Hospital.